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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Data shows that 14% of primary-care visits among women of reproductive age include contraceptive and reproductive counseling.

News Releases

dipstick technology for detecting coronavirus mutations
February 26, 2021

Single mutation set off recent COVID-19 variants expansion

Acquisition of specific genetic changes in virus’ cell binding mechanism may have led to massive expansion of these variants.

picture of Wanda Herndon and two staff members at Harborview Medical Center
February 26, 2021

UW Medicine hits COVID-19 milestones in vaccines, tests

Vaccine dose No. 100,000 is given at Harborview Medical Center; Virology Lab reports 2 millionth diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2.

Artists concept of global studies of human genetic diversity
February 25, 2021

New human reference genomes reveal greater diversity

Data includes individuals from around the world to better capture complexities of human genetic variation.