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It’s likely that face masks, by blocking even some of the coronavirus-carrying droplets you inhale, can reduce your risk of falling seriously ill from COVID-19, according to Monica Gandhi, an infectious disease specialist at UCSF.
In San Francisco’s Mission District, UCSF infectious disease specialists and community partners are launching what is believed to be a first-in-the-nation pilot program to provide low-barrier COVID-19 testing — free, simple, and convenient — at a central transit hub.
What’s it like – as a clinician, researcher, student, or hospital staffer – to confront a lethal disease unlike any you’ve seen before? In this special series, professionals across UCSF share first-person accounts of COVID-19 that reveal grit, ingenuity, and resolve in the face of fear.
Communities of color have been hit hardest by COVID-19. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in an outcry against police brutality. Both issues have roots in the same problem.