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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Most of the patients placed on a ventilator spent an average of 10 days on it, a new UW Medicine analysis shows. 

News Releases

picture of a plastic bag of blood plasma collected from a donor
April 1, 2020

Plasma donors sought among recovered COVID-19 patients

UW Medicine, Bloodworks Northwest researchers to investigate potential new therapy: plasma-derived medicine. 

woman with mask in Japan
March 30, 2020

Study to ask: Does antimalarial drug prevent COVID-19?

The benefits of hydroxychloroquine being investigated in multi-site clinical trial launching in April.

Pharmacist hand holding N95 mask in pharmacy drugstore
March 23, 2020

New website facilitates donations of needed medical items

An outpouring of community offers spurs creation of site for cash and in-kind gifts — face masks, hand sanitizer and other goods.