Meeting the Coronavirus Head On

USC’s six-team COVID-19 Research Task Force is coordinating efforts to speed the development of targeted treatments and accelerate understanding of the disease.

COVID-Related Discrimination Unduly Impacts Racial Minorities

USC study reveals that 1 in 3 Asian, Black and Latino people have experienced pandemic-related discrimination, compared to 1 in 5 white people.

Teaching COVID-19

A new Keck School of Medicine course prepares students for the ways in medicine has adapted in response to the pandemic.

The Roots of Extreme Lockdown Fatigue

USC Dornsife experts explain how nature, history and American culture make social isolation so difficult for many people.

A Tool That Could Ease the Burden on Hospitals

A USC-developed self-triage tool could help users determine whether or not their COVID-19 symptoms need immediate medical attention, versus simple home self-care.

Decreasing COVID-19 Exposure Risks With Data

A USC Viterbi team took first place in the 2020 COVID-19 Computational Challenge, which asked data scientists to submit their ideas for determining COVID-19 exposure in Los Angeles.

A Global Online Symposia on COVID-19

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering recently hosted two global symposia on COVID-19 research, focusing on such topics as epidemic forecasting and contact tracing.

Bioengineering a First-Line Defense Against COVID-19

USC researchers are developing an antimicrobial fluid to bolster the body’s first-line defenses against COVID-19.

How the Coronavirus Could Shape Cities

USC Dornsife experts explain how COVID-19 could radically change the look of future urban centers.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Time of COVID-19

Housed at USC, the APRU Global Health Program is addressing COVID-19’s impact on human rights, environmental health and mental health.