News & Announcements

UCSD study finds masking, proper ventilation helped prevent COVID-19 cases​

​January 16, 2024 – Infection preventative measures, including high ventilation standards and universal masking, prevented many SARS-CoV-2 transmissions during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, a UC San Diego-led study published Tuesday revealed. Read more​.​

Diabetes risk increased among people with HIV on INSTI-based ART

May 22, 2022 – People with HIV who are on ART regimens using integrase strand transfer inhibitors are at an increased risk for diabetes or hyperglycemia within the first 6 months of treatment, researchers found. Read more.

No cost STD testing clinic in Hillcrest closing after San Diego no longer considered 'higher risk' for HIV transmission

March 2, 2022 – Good to Go has provided free and comprehensive STD/HIV screenings for 15 years to members of the LGBT community, but will close for good on March 17. Read more.

New Research Points to Wuhan Market as Pandemic Origin

February 27, 2022 – Read more.

Study Identifies Virulent HIV Variant Unrecognized for Years

February 3, 2022 – Scientists have found a previously unrecognized variant of HIV that's more virulent than usual and has quietly spread in the Netherlands for the past few decades. Read more.