Public Health – Seattle & King County reported 155 area cases of monkeypox as of Aug. 8, with the number of cases doubling approximately every week during the outbreak. Dr. Shireesha Dhanireddy,...
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Dr. Tim Dellit, interim CEO of the UW Medicine healthcare system, interim executive vice president for medical affairs, and the interim dean of the University of Washington School of Medicine
An excessive heat warning is in effect for northwest Washington through the evening of Friday, July 29. Dr. Steve Mitchell, medical director of Harborview Medical Center’s Emergency Department, warns...
UW Medicine Infectious Diseases physician Dr. John Lynch says the BA.5 variant’s apparent strength in evading previous immune protection is driving a summer surge in new COVID-19 cases. “We're...
Dr. John Lynch, an infectious diseases physician at UW Medicine, says reports of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 infection highlight the current spread of the virus and the risk that we all face ...
Dr. Emily Godfrey, an associate professor of family medicine and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, says two-step medication abortions are about 98%...
[July 20 editor's note: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine for adults.] A protein-based COVID-19 vaccine could soon be available for the...
The UW Medicine Virology Laboratory recently became one of the few clinical reference labs in the country to establish testing for monkeypox. King County officials say the virus is likely spreading...
Twenty-nine people drowned in King County in 2021, including 15 in open water, according to the King County Department of Health. Dr. Chinenyenwa Mpamaugo, a pediatric resident at the University of...
Dr. Tim Dellit began his appointment today as UW Medicine's interim CEO and interim dean of the University of Washington School of Medicine. He begins his tenure with a focus on the organizations'...