“COVID has proven to be the costliest disaster in U.S. history,” says one USC expert on the economic impact of disasters. Now the fast-spreading virus is intersecting with a rise in flu and RSV.
The findings by a team of USC researchers could help scientists predict new coronavirus variants and subvariants and give them a leg up on producing effective vaccines.
Interdisciplinary USC study also reveals predictors of long COVID.
COVID has galvanized the research community, but the public needs guidance that’s clear, compelling and easy to follow. USC Price professors say that experts should hedge more and make their recommendations more conditional.
More children are experiencing symptoms lasting from one to several months, a condition sometimes referred to as “long COVID.” What could that mean for health care down the road?
Confused about the difference between COVID-19 tests? Wonder when to test? Krist Azizian, chief pharmacy officer for Keck Medicine of USC, has the answers.
Are N95s right for everyone? What is the difference between an N95 and a KN95 mask? Are surgical masks and cloth masks worth wearing? Keck Medicine of USC’s Edward Jones-Lopez answers your questions.
Disruption fatigue, emotional exhaustion and skepticism about public health information are making a bad thing worse, USC experts note. Coping skills and safety measures are critical.
Year in review: Whether they’re working with patients, test tubes or massive databases, USC scientists continue to push the envelope with discoveries that are literally changing people’s lives.
A study by USC Dornsife researchers finds that the order of symptoms in the first wave of COVID-19 varied among virus strains.