coronavirus

An illustration of the widespread anguish that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused.
May 12, 2022

President Biden reflected today on the sobering U.S. milestone of 1 million COVID-19 deaths. The CDC's official count has the U.S.

March 23, 2022

A distinct immune response is observed in people who had COVID-19 and then got vaccinated.

Children of UW Medicine employees received their initial COVID-19 vaccinations at an event in Shoreline, WA on Nov. 3, 2021.
February 25, 2022

As COVID-19 restrictions start to lift in Washington state, the latest data reveals that many children still need to be vaccinated.

January 20, 2022

People vaccinated three times or vaccinated after an earlier COVID-19 infection had comparable neutralizing antibody activity to those with a breakthrough case.

January 7, 2022

The antibody closely mimics the binding site that the SARS-CoV-2 virus uses to infect cells, and seemingly thwarts invasion via mutation.

September 23, 2021

A UW Medicine coronavirus scientist and two computational biologists at Fred Hutch are joining the HHMI research community.

August 30, 2021

Emergency medical responders' training and use of personal protective equipment is credited for low rate of on-the-job infection.

August 5, 2021

Data on rare human antibody against several related viruses might aid design of broadly protective beta-coronavirus vaccine.

July 2, 2021

Studies reveal unprecedented mechanism behind loss of antibody neutralization against this pandemic coronavirus variant of concern.

picture  in The Wall Street Journal of UW Medicine nurse
July 1, 2020

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At the end of 2019, Chinese health officials confirmed they were treating dozens of pneumonia cases with an unknown cause. It was a new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.

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