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By Val Fong, VolunteerLast month, the UCLA Center for World Health teamed with Brazilian Student Association at UCLA to host a public forum featuring a panel of experts and researchers who discussed the current status of Zika virus research, prevention, and treatment. In the midst of the flurry of headlines presenting new information on this […]READ MORE →
By Divya Prajapati, Volunteer Hundreds of global health experts, health care professionals, and students convened at the first annual Los Angeles Global Health Conference (LAGHC) hosted at UCLA and organized by the LAGHC Student Planning Committee, the UCLA Center for World Health, the USC Institute for Global Health, and Charles R. Drew University (CDU). Attendees […]READ MORE →
Study traces how a largely unfamiliar pathogen led to a global epidemicBy Elaine Schmidt[re-posted from UCLA Newsroom]How does a formerly innocuous and obscure virus like Zika transform itself into a feared pathogen inflicting a devastating impact on global health?A new UCLA study suggests that the virus possesses the ability to mutate rapidly, allowing the current […]READ MORE →