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June 15, 2021
UCLA FSPH-led Research Finds Connections Between Air Quality and COVID Vulnerability. Researchers also found that facemask mandates and stay home orders reduced the risk of COVID-19 by 15% and 8%, respectively.
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June 14, 2021
International team that includes Dr. Christina Ramirez, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of biostatistics, has found the scale of variation poses a potential challenge for current vaccines and therapies
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June 2, 2021
Researchers predict which Los Angeles County communities are most vulnerable and the need to accelerate vaccinations in the face of county’s re-opening
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June 1, 2021
Researchers from universities in California and Texas, including Dr. Annette Regan, a UCLA Fielding School of Public Health adjunct assistant professor of epidemiology, has found immunization rates for children in Texas for a wide range of diseases, including polio and measles, have dropped steeply during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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May 28, 2021
Dr. Elaine Batchlor, chief executive officer of MLK Community Healthcare in Los Angeles, will deliver the 2021 commencement address for the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s virtual commencement celebration on June 11.
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May 26, 2021
Dr. Ninez Ponce, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR), says better understanding of COVID-19 death rates for specific communities will help better allocate public health resources.
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May 25, 2021
Music and libretto by Dr. Kenneth Wells, professor at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Semel Institute and David Geffen School of Medicine, to premiere in honor of Memorial Day.
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May 24, 2021
Dr. Kenneth Wells, professor at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, together with UCLA and VA colleagues, to lead “Veteran Resilience and Recovery” event before Memorial Day.
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May 19, 2021
The Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) community, often hidden by a lack of disaggregated data, has been devastated by COVID-19; Dr. Ninez Ponce, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR), leads efforts by CHPR’s NHPI Data Policy Lab to study and respond to these problems.
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May 18, 2021
A UCLA team has found that in the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than three million Californians reported their households went without sufficient food.

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