coronavirus

May 22, 2020

Patients and staff at UW Medical Center participated in the international trial, which has ended. Preliminary findings were published today. 

Lisa Brandenburg talking about the financial situation
May 18, 2020

UW Medicine has announced temporary furloughs for approximately 1,500 professional and classified non-union staff to help address the financial challenges caused by COVID-19.

Woman sick in bed
May 14, 2020

A study is now enrolling participants to determine whether a treatment combining a low dose of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin can prevent hospitalization and death in people with COVID-19.

David Veesler beside an image of  coronavirus structure
May 18, 2020

Our bodies create antibodies to recognize, neutralize and clear specific pathogens. That's why scientists are looking at neutralizing anbodies as models for therapies against the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.

May 11, 2020

The dramatic drop in vaccinations may suggest the spread of contagions we usually don’t see, pediatricians fear.

Dr. Nina Maisterra meeting with a patient
May 7, 2020

As we continue to see a gradual reduction in COVID-19 cases in our community, UW Medicine is welcoming more patients back for in-person visits. With that comes a variety of measures to keep patients and staff safe.

May 1, 2020

Community sampling to spot potentially serious or previously unseen respiratory viruses might help in mitigating present and future pandemics

Scientist working in a lab
May 1, 2020

A method used to detect early cases of community transmission of COVID-19 in Seattle is published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr.

picture of nurses at a drive-through screening station
April 29, 2020

See all COVID-19-related b-roll from UW Medicine in one Google Drive folder.  If you use the b-roll

hospital staff member fits a mask to her face
April 27, 2020

Starting April 27, all UW Medicine faculty and staff must wear masks on clinical sites.

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