With the recent surge in COVID cases – 6,500 new cases reported in the county on Wednesday – and the easy transmission of the Omicron variant,… Read More »Omicron – From a Hospital’s Perspective
The City of Los Angeles has opened its second-largest vaccination center at Pierce College. The center, located in Parking Lot 7 off Victory Boulevard, will… Read More »City Opens Second-Largest Vaccination Site at Pierce College
This week Pfizer announced a vaccine candidate they found to be more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19. Pfizer and Biontech studied 43,538 participants, all… Read More »The Proposed Vaccine: An Infectious Disease Expert Weights In
How do you track a disease when so many of its carriers can be asymptomatic? How do you find out when someone was infected? Where?… Read More »Contact Tracing: Who Does the Detective Work?
On September 8 the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued guidelines for Halloween. No trick or treating (since revised to a recommendation). No… Read More »Boo! Hoo… Has Halloween Been Cancelled?
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday that any L.A. County resident can get tested for COVID-19, whether or not they have symptoms of the… Read More »Any L.A. Resident Can Get Tested for Virus Without Symptoms
[ Dignity Health today announced the launch of a free virtual urgent care service, Virtual Care Anywhere, for anyone in our community experiencing mild to… Read More »Worried About Symptoms? Dignity Launches Virtual Urgent Care
The L.A. Department of Health today announced four new cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in LA County. The total number of cases now… Read More »Tarzana Family Quarantined for Coronavirus