Meeting the Challenge of COVID-19

There are currently more than two dozen research projects underway at USC to advance knowledge of COVID-19.

Pandemic Spurs Rise in Food Insecurity

New USC Dornsife research reveals that food insecurity in Los Angeles County remains significantly higher than pre-pandemic levels.

A COVID-19 Data Archive

USC researchers are aggregating COVID-19 data studies from around the world to advance progress against the disease.

A Pioneering “Procedure” Mask

USC researchers are developing a procedure face mask for patients to wear during endoscopic treatments.

Keck Enrolling Volunteers for Phase 3 of COVID-19 Clinical Drug Trial

Keck researchers aim to enroll 500 participants in phase 3 of the clinical trial of  the experimental vaccine  AZD1222.

Pandemic Forecasting: Looking Ahead

USC Viterbi researchers answer questions about their unique modeling tool and share advice for future forecasters.

USC Scientists Identify the Order of COVID-19 Symptoms

Knowing which symptoms appear first will help doctors identify COVID-19 patients sooner and make better treatment decisions.

Pandemic May Delay College Graduation for Students of Color

A new study finds that students of color and low-income students are much more likely to say they’re planning to take fewer classes in the fall, likely delaying their graduation. 

Designing for a Better World

USC Viterbi recently hosted a virtual tech bootcamp for high school students, who worked in teams to develop solutions to COVID-19 problems.

A Data-Driven Reopening

USC Marshall researchers are part of a team creating an AI-based project to help Greece safely reopen to tourism, a mainstay of its economy.