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Wide vaccine acceptance in California prisons
Stanford researchers find that two-thirds of residents in the state’s prisons accepted a vaccine when offered, and many who initially said no later agreed to be vaccinated.
California’s Latinos hit hard by pandemic
Members of the state’s largest ethnic group have faced greater exposure to COVID-19 and have contracted and died from the coronavirus at higher rates than non-Hispanic whites, a Stanford-led study finds.
Stanford tests COVID vaccines in kids
Stanford Medicine is a test site for Pfizer’s nationwide trial of a COVID-19 vaccine in children younger than 12.
Roshni Mathew on vaccine confidence
Roshni Mathew, a pediatric infectious disease specialist, discussed the race to inoculate as many people as possible against COVID-19 to prevent the emergence of variants that could increase disease rates.
Double transplant saves life of COVID-19 patient
Surgeons describe the patient’s 24-year-old son as a hero for his persistent and dedicated advocacy on behalf of his father.
Making medicine out of RNA
Ribonucleic acid, a key player in cellular protein production, is used, with increasing success, by biotechnologists bent on preventing and curing diseases.
How Stanford Medicine confronted pandemic over year
A look back at Stanford Medicine’s efforts to educate, protect and care for patients and members of the public since the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic a year ago today.
HIV/AIDS researcher David Katzenstein dies
The Stanford virologist conducted clinical vaccine trials, which led to the approval of antiretroviral drugs, greatly improving the survival of people living with HIV…
Excess mortality among racial minorities early in pandemic
Excess mortality rates during the early days of the pandemic varied a lot depending on race, ethnicity and geography, researchers report.
Standout year for heart transplant program
Research scientist Tom Pugh was among 86 people to undergo heart transplants at Stanford Health Care in 2020.