Researchers seek to recruit 3,500 children and adults to assess how well vaccines protect against COVID-19 infection.
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.
A new subvariant of omicron called BA.2 is closely being watched by scientists around the world. Dr.
Researchers at UW Medicine’s Virology Laboratory think the omicron variant of COVID-19 will inevitably be detected locally.
UW School of Medicine Microbiology Professor Evgeni Sokurenko is drawing a line in the efforts to identify and track variants of the COVID-19 virus.
The delta variant is driving COVID-19's surge in Washington and nationwide.
UW Medicine is launching a trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to test the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccine booster doses.
With variants becoming the new dominant COVID-19 strains around the world, a UW Medicine trial will test the safety and effectiveness of booster vaccine shots for fully vaccinated people.
Testing for viruses is a results-based endeavor. For researchers at the UW Medicine Virology Laboratory, the COVID-19 pandemic has commanded the equivalent of 50 years’ worth of results. That’s according to Dr.