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News in Brief: Vaccination update for fall quarter

Spring quarter is rapidly drawing to a close, prompting UCR to inform incoming and continuing students about vaccination requirements for the fall. In an...

Skeptics spread irrational fear and misinformation about the COVID-19 virus

Although the world had been pondering over when the COVID-19 vaccine would be released and available for everyone, there were a good few who...

Don’t throw away your mask, even after getting vaccinated

Many recent developments have allowed for the hope that the global pandemic may soon come to an end. Newly inaugurated President Joe Biden promised...

The new COVID-19 vaccines are not “the mark of the beast”

Since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out at the end of last year multiple pharmaceutical companies have been trying to find a cure. Luckily, two...

America is sliding backwards on vaccinations

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases estimates that during the 2017-18 flu season, as many as 80,000 deaths across the United States could be...

Imperfect flu shot, perfect reasons to still get it

  The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) recently published some startling statistics: more than 80,000 people in America died of the flu in the...

University of California patents prove to be profitable throughout system schools

Patents on developments such as the life-saving hepatitis B vaccine, the nicotine patch used to help cigarette-smokers crush their habit and the Camarosa strawberry...

UC to require measles, other vaccinations

In light of the recent measles outbreak at Disneyland, the UC has announced that it will now require screening for tuberculosis and vaccination for...