Content Tagged with: Brandon Brown

How concerned should we be about the Delta variant?

UC Riverside experts share their thoughts

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

This is the dawning of the age of the vaccine passport

The vaccine passport is coming. The likelihood of a “passport” being required — or perhaps just requested — for travel, and to return to school and work, seems a certainty. New York state is testing a smartphone app that would verify vaccine status for entry into events. IBM is developing...

By UCR News | | Social Science / Education

What UC Riverside scientists have to say about vaccines, variants, and antibodies

Immunity generated by vaccination is better than immunity from an actual infection, says an expert

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Experts weigh in on whether COVID-19 is here to stay

COVID-19 is far from beaten. Vaccines may not be the ultimate panacea to haul us out of the pandemic crisis. In the future, will outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, arrive in waves every winter? Might COVID-19 never go away? Experts at the University of California, Riverside, weigh...

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Should we be double masking?

UC Riverside epidemiologist answers this and other questions in Q&A

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Are people living with HIV more isolated during the pandemic?

A UC Riverside-led study, funded by Merck, is set to find out

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Tips for celebrating the holiday season during a pandemic

Meeting virtually with people outside your household is safest, says UC Riverside epidemiologist

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, University

Too much hype, too soon?

The news arrived Monday that the world has been awaiting since spring: a vaccine has been developed that shows a high degree of efficacy in late-stage trials: 90%. That puts it in the company of effective vaccines such as for measles, and well beyond what the medical community hoped for...

Epidemiologist answers questions on COVID-19 ranging from grocery store visits to wearing masks and gloves

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the Center for Healthy Communities in the School of Medicine

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Epidemiologist answers common questions about coronavirus

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the School of Medicine at UC Riverside

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study links individual HPV types to HIV infection

UC Riverside-led study finds persons with any HPV type, more than one HPV type, or high-risk HPV are more likely to test HIV positive

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study examines how age and ethnicity impact HIV testing

UC Riverside-led study in Southern California finds stigma, risk perceptions, and cost among major factors contributing to adults’ willingness to get HIV tested

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology