May 11, 2022

The finding supports theory that genetic differences between individuals and species can affect the acquisition of mutations.

The potential for more COVID-19 variants to emerge and presence of other seasonal viruses make this winter an unpredictable and cautious stretch of the pandemic, according to Dr. John Lynch.
December 2, 2021

As winter nears, and with the emergence of the new variant of concern omicron, healthcare providers are preparing for the novel coronavirus’ next mov

The UW Medicine Virology Research Clinic is one of 12 sites in the country launching an NIH-sponsored trial for COVID-19 booster doses.
July 12, 2021

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. 

July 12, 2021

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.

July 2, 2021

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

August 13, 2021

Acquisition of specific genetic changes in virus’ cell binding mechanism may have led to massive expansion of these variants.

February 3, 2021

The important consideration is that your mask, or masks, fit tightly, says an infectious disease specialist.

February 1, 2021

Witnessing changes in the coronavirus, scientists join to strengthen pandemic response.


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