COVID-19

Children ages 5-11 are the latest group to become eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot, following approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 19.
May 20, 2022

Children ages 5-11 are the latest group to become eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot, following approval from the Centers for Disease Co

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.

A UW Medicine healthcare worker prepares a dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
March 29, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration is giving the green light for people ages 50 and older to receive a second booster shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, or a fourth total dose.

Dr. Alex Greninger, of the UW Medicine Clinical Virology Laboratory.
March 22, 2022

A subvariant of omicron responsible for a wave of new COVID-19 cases in parts of Europe and Asia is also gradually spreading in the United States, including in Washington state.

March 16, 2022

Tests for myocarditis should be done only if cardiac symptoms exist, says a sports-medicine specialist who co-wrote the guidance.

April 25, 2022

If medication supplies dwindle, hospitals worldwide should prioritize health equity and people at greatest risk, a new paper argues.

March 16, 2022

“The number of children with sleep disturbances nearly doubled,” says a UW Medicine psychiatrist and sleep specialist.

UW Medical Center - Montlake in Seattle.
March 4, 2022

UW Medicine's clinical facilities will continue to require visitors to wear a surgical mask, undergo COVID-19 screening, and provide proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test beyond March 12, when Washington state and local masking

March 3, 2022

The researchers' goal is to understand what causes COVID-19 symptoms after the acute infection, who is at risk and the condition's long-term effects.

Mask guidelines are quickly changing at the federal, state and local levels.
February 25, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new

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