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UCSF is recruiting newly diagnosed COVID-19 patients for a large global clinical trial testing whether the common anti-inflammatory drug colchicine can reduce hospitalization and death caused by the illness.
The Science Policy Group at UCSF has initiated a project to provide alcohol-based hand sanitizer to incarcerated populations, as well as people living in public or transitional housing or experiencing homelessness, with plans to distribute 15,000 bottles.
While the widely used coronavirus PCR tests take about four hours to produce a result from a respiratory sample, the new DETECTR test developed by UCSF scientists takes only 45 minutes, rapidly accelerating the pace of diagnosis.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a critical time to think about how best to manage the care of older adults, both for their sake and for the near- and longer-term costs and stresses to the health care system, according to a new commentary by a UCSF clinician.