Posts Tagged ‘pandemic’

November 23rd, 2020

Time to prepare for a difficult holiday season, USC experts say

Winter holiday season will be challenging for many Americans. The coronavirus pandemic is surging – California is approaching 1 million cases – as quarantine fatigue grows, short and cold days are coming, holiday celebrations increase exposure risk, and post-election shock waves rock the nation. USC experts examine the coming winter of discontent and how to […]

Posted in Source Alert
November 19th, 2020

Five lessons we’ve learned about COVID-19 since the pandemic began

Less than a year since the pandemic began, two potential vaccine candidates are on the horizon. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its deadly march, one thing is clear: Scientific understanding of the new coronavirus and advances in fighting it have progressed with stunning speed. Here are five key things we’ve learned about COVID-19 since […]

Posted in News Releases
September 11th, 2020

Staying afloat in a pandemic

American businesses and workers trying to weather the COVID-19 storm are facing financial and legal danger as the pandemic drags on, straining relationships between companies and employees. Supply chain ruptures have created bare shelves for retailers while layoffs are putting an unknown number of workers at risk for bankruptcy. Working from home, once an aspiration […]

August 31st, 2020

1 in 5 Tenants in LA Has Struggled with Rent During Pandemic, Study Finds

A UCLA-USC study of census data shows thousands of L.A. renters are at risk of eviction when the California eviction moratorium expires on Tuesday, Sept. 1; tens of thousands more are in deep financial trouble.  Contact: Emily Gersema, gersema@usc.edu or (213) 712-3168; Julie Labich, samere@price.usc.edu or (323) 219-4464 Twenty-two percent of Los Angeles County tenants paid rent late at […]

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July 27th, 2020

USC Marshall, Wharton Researchers Team with Entrepreneurs and Policy Makers to Help Reopen Greek Economy

Contact: Emily Gersema, gersema@usc.edu or (213) 712-3168; or Matthew Simmons, matthew.simmons@marshall.usc.edu or (202) 277-4890 A multi-disciplinary team of researchers, entrepreneurs, and policy makers announced an AI-based project, nicknamed “Eva,” that uses data to support decision-making by the Greek government as it reopens the tourist industry vital to its economy amid the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Kimon […]

March 23rd, 2020

How parents can talk to their kids about COVID-19

With states, cities and towns implementing “stay-at-home” orders in the face of the coronavirus outbreak, families are figuring out how to explain global events to kids while keeping them safe, healthy and active. USC experts offer tips on managing this new normal. Contact: Jenesse Miller, jenessem@usc.edu or (213) 810-8554 What happens when we lose our […]