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May 5, 2020
The Wall Street Journal interviewed UCLA Fielding School of Public Health dean and professor of biostatistics Ron Brookmeyer on the mathematics and modeling behind predictions about the pandemic, including the SEIR method.
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May 4, 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, about the idea of “stay-at-home fatigue."
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May 4, 2020
CalMatters interviewed Randall Kuhn, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health associate professor of community health sciences, on infection and mortality rates among low income Angelenos, including many deemed to be “essential” workers.
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May 4, 2020
The Associated Press interviewed Dr. Zuo-Feng Zhang, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and associate dean for research, about data that shows the infection rate in the U.S. rising even as states move to lift their lockdowns.
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May 2, 2020
The Los Angeles Times (May 2) quoted 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 by columnist Steve Lopez about the UCLA COVID-19 Rapid Response Initiative, an epidemiological study of health care workers and firefighters in Los Angeles County led by Rimoin and UCLA’s Dr. Grace Aldrovandi. “We have a moral duty” to protect those workers, Rimoin said. “The first thing about people on the front lines is that they’re terrified, they’re living in hotels, they’re making out wills, they’re living in garages not knowing about their status.” The column also ran on Yahoo News.
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May 1, 2020
The pandemic has highlighted racial, ethnic and economic health disparities. Good data can prevent the gaps from widening, says Ninez Ponce, health policy and management professor and director of FSPH's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
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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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