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Will we face a fourth surge? More mutations? A return to the office?
The disease can affect the heart’s rhythm, impair its ability to pump blood, and much more.
Five experts share what will convince them that a vaccine is safe.
The science suggests yes, but only with proper planning and protocols.
Scientists at UCSF and the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub created from scratch a diagnostic lab that became a model for the nation.
Writer F.T. Kola recounts her battle with COVID-19 and its aftermath.
How a UCSF leader used social media to advance the public’s understanding.
Insights from the world’s response are already taking shape.
Confronting the root of why people of color have been hit hardest by the coronavirus.
The pandemic has led to a sudden rise in discrimination against people of Asian descent.
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What the pandemic reveals about housing and health.
Staying connected helps people struggling with mental illness and poverty survive the pandemic.
When your child is seriously ill, social distancing is all too familiar. Five families share advice for the rest of us.
What will it take to produce a coronavirus vaccine?
Annie Luetkemeyer, MD, tests promising therapies for COVID-19 – and soon, a vaccine.
Sajan Patel, MD, remembers anxieties and revelations while caring for the Bay Area’s first coronavirus patients.
Surgical charge nurse Alicia Catanese, RN, volunteered to help the Navajo Nation cope with its COVID surge.
Abie Stillman shares his reflections on essential work and what he would like from the public instead of another thank-you.
Why are more men than women dying from COVID-19? Scientist Faranak Fattahi, PhD, has found a clue.
With campuses closed, Joseph Kidane serves with hundreds of his fellow medical students in a volunteer crisis workforce.
Kelly Timothy, RN, cares for some of the Bay Area’s sickest patients – and their families.
Maria Raven, MD, takes charge of the hospital’s first line of defense.
Kenny Banh, MD, fights both COVID-19 and inequity in the San Joaquin Valley.
Katie Craft helps young patients grapple with new fears.
Alex Smith, MD, guides the families of COVID patients through the hardest decisions of their lives.
Monique Posey fields questions about the pandemic. She shares her story – and some of her strategies for coping with stress.
Katherine Yang, PharmD, raced to get a new, lifesaving drug approved for emergency treatment.
A skilled ventilator operator, respiratory therapist Max Rausch helps keep the sickest patients breathing.
Between shifts at San Francisco’s public hospital, Emily Silverman, MD, collects audio diaries from health workers.
We asked alumni to share their pandemic stories. Here’s a selection of submissions.
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