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July 2, 2021
National Institutes of Health-funded project is researching how to increase COVID-19 testing access and uptake for children in underserved and vulnerable populations.
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June 30, 2021
Researchers from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health have found the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic has consistently hit Latino Californians with case rates roughly three times that of whites in all age groups.
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June 30, 2021
Despite gains, research by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, show disparities in screening rates for children ages 1 to 5 across various groups
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June 29, 2021
Dr. David Hayes-Bautista and Dr. Paul Hsu, both with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, have found that Latino Californians are among the hardest hit by the pandemic.
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June 23, 2021
Research by a UCLA team that includes Dr. Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, has found individuals who have already been infected with the coronavirus may only need one dose of the vaccine.
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June 21, 2021
Dr. Nadereh Pourat, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, co-authored a policy brief by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research that identifies factors that have led to disparities in Californians’ access to dental care.
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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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