Denise Dador, ABC7 Eyewitness News

Denise Dador

ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Denise:

Mask requirements in school help prevent COVID outbreaks, CDC finds

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention data from the new K-12 school year bolster the agency's recommendation for masks in schools and in-person classes. → Read More

Expectant mother, on life support at UCLA Medical Center, survives COVID with her pregnancy intact

A pregnant Seal Beach woman survived a harrowing COVID infection after UCLA doctors took extraordinary measures to save her life and the life of her unborn baby. → Read More

LA County COVID-19 cases among children decline 40% over last three weeks

With LA County schools now reopened, the county is reporting COVID-19 infections have been steadily declining among all pediatric age groups and cases have declined about 40% over the last three weeks. → Read More

'We were very shocked:' 11-year-old Riverside girl tests positive for COVID-19 for a second time

Pediatric COVID-19 infection rates in the U.S. continue to soar after nearly 250,000 children tested positive for the virus just last week. For those unvaccinated, getting infected a second time is a real possibility. → Read More

More kids are getting COVID at family gatherings than at school, SoCal pediatrician says

Many schools have been in full swing since August, and COVID cases among kids are on the rise. But doctors say it has little to do with the classroom. → Read More

Labor Day 2021: Number of travelers reaches pre-pandemic levels, prompting fears of COVID surge

Health officials are now bracing for the impact this Labor Day weekend will have in the weeks to come. → Read More

Breakthrough research about 'micro-clots' could be the key to saving more COVID-19 patients' lives

New research suggests micro-clots found in people infected with COVID-19 are responsible for some people becoming requiring ICU treatment. → Read More

COVID-19 in children: What to know to about the delta variant's impact on kids

Doctors say they're seeing a huge rise in pediatric COVID patients across the country. Is the delta variant to blame? → Read More

Johnson & Johnson booster shows promise, but could mixing vaccines be even better?

J & J says it's seeing significant benefits from its COVID vaccine booster shot. But could mixing different vaccine provide even better protection? → Read More

What full FDA approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine means in the fight against the pandemic

The medical community hopes full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine will convince more Americans to roll up their sleeves and more workplaces to require getting the shot. → Read More

Should I get a Johnson & Johnson booster shot? Experts weigh in

New advice is out about booster shots for Pfizer or Moderna recipients, but for those who got the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the choices are less clear. → Read More

CalOptima provides COVID vaccines to vulnerable families in Orange County

CalOptima is providing underserved OC residents with a back-to-school COVID-19 vaccination event. → Read More

Baldwin Park councilman mourns brother's death to COVID-19, urges residents to get vaccinated

It took a tragedy for a Baldwin Park councilmember to see that the COVID-19 vaccines worked. Now he's urging everyone to get vaccinated immediately because he doesn't want other families to feel his pain. → Read More

Here's what to know about LAUSD's back-to-school COVID protocols

Back to school: Parents will find some new changes when LAUSD opens next week, including additional safety protocols you'll need to know about. → Read More

Will you need a COVID-19 booster shot before winter? Timetable moves up for certain groups

Health officials are analyzing the latest numbers to look at the frequency of COVID-19 breakthrough infections. Will we need booster shots? → Read More

Nearly a quarter of SoCal hospital workers still unvaccinated, federal data shows

Across 98 Southern California hospitals, about 22% of healthcare personnel still haven't gotten a COVID-19 shot, according to federal data. → Read More

Back-to-school safety: What parents need to know and do as students return to classrooms

Getting kids ready to go back to school is a stressful situation. Add to that the delta variant and other viruses on the rise. So what do parents need to know to navigate a safe back to school plan? → Read More

How to convince someone who is hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine

How do you talk to a loved one or friend who doesn't want to receive a COVID-19 vaccine? Experts say it's about being willing to listen. → Read More

Doctor urges COVID vaccinations as spike in cases create surge of regret: 'It's like PTSD for us'

As the Delta variant takes hold in Los Angeles County and severe illnesses rise, many health care workers say they feel like they're reliving the start of another nightmare. → Read More

California will still require masks in school settings despite CDC saying vaccinated can go without

California will continue to require that masks be worn in school settings this fall, state officials announced Friday, despite new guidance from the CDC that vaccinated teachers and students don't need to wear them inside school buildings. → Read More