As COVID-19 wanes, CHOC’s medical epidemiologist, Dr. Jasjit Singh, recalls 2016 dental clinic outbreak

Nearly five years ago, a mysterious outbreak of oral infections that eventually was traced to a clinic in Anaheim alarmed parents and dominated the local news. The health crisis spurred Dr. Singh and a multidisciplinary team at CHOC, working with several community partners, to search for answers.

CHOC-UCI Pediatric Urology study illustrates how COVID-19 delayed emergency care

CHOC’s pediatric urology team, in a partnership with UCI Health, has published the largest study of its kind on an emergency condition that afflicts young males, adding to the emerging body of data on how the COVID-19 pandemic has caused patients to delay seeking emergency treatment.

Seminal study of COVID-19 infections at Orange County schools nears completion

Two doctors are nearing completion of a seminal study on COVID-19 transmission at four Orange County schools and how closely students and staff are following mitigation procedures such as wearing face coverings. The doctors believe the study is the first of its kind in the country, and that it could shed light on such critical issues such as the role that kids play in the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that has led to the deaths of some 300,000 Americans and counting.