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May 1, 2020
In a commentary published by RealClear Politics, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of biostatistics Christina Ramirez shared her perspective on how the results of Sweden's strategy regarding COVID-19 compare with some other European nations.
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May 1, 2020
The Guardian interviewed Dr. David Hayes-Bautista, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, on how California’s effort to use contact tracing in order to fight the pandemic may be received by the state’s immigrant communities.
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April 29, 2020
Throughout history, racism and xenophobia have spiked during public health emergencies, Fielding School experts say, underscoring the importance of proactive countermeasures.
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April 29, 2020
The Los Angeles Times referenced Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health, in a piece about actor-producer Tom Hanks’ support of the COVID-19 Rapid Response Initiative study of healthcare workers led by Rimoin.
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April 28, 2020
In an opinion piece published in The Hill, distinguished professor of health policy and management Dr. Jonathan Fielding shares his perspective about what can be done to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
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April 27, 2020
KPCC-FM interviewed Karin Michels, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor and chair of epidemiology, on multiple questions related to the pandemic, including the risks of contagion, how to prevent infection, and the importance of physical distancing.
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April 27, 2020
Healio Primary Care interviewed Michael Prelip, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor and chair of the Department of Community Health Sciences, on the issue of food insecurity driven by pandemic-related unemployment.
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April 25, 2020
CNN interviewed Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health, on misinformation regarding possible treatments coming from the Federal Administration.
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April 24, 2020
The opening session of the 2020 UCLA Luskin Summit drew a far-flung virtual audience seeking authoritative, research-based information about the questions on everyone’s mind: What are the prospects of containing COVID-19? When and how should social distancing restrictions be relaxed? What have we learned from this shared global ordeal? Two UCLA deans, Ron Brookmeyer of the Fielding School of Public Health and Gary Segura of the Luskin School of Public Affairs, drew on their expertise about the pandemic’s health and policy implications at the April 22 event, the first of at least a dozen online sessions that will be offered by the Luskin School in April, May and June.
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April 23, 2020
Spectrum One's “Inside the Issues” program interviewed Chandra Ford, director of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health and associate professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, on data from public health officials that shows African Americans suffering at a higher rate than other races.

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