December 2, 2021

Researchers are still enrolling study participants who have not already received a vaccine booster against SARS-CoV-2. 

Genomic sequencing is performed on positive COVID-19 test samples in the UW Medicine Virology Laboratory.
December 1, 2021

Researchers at UW Medicine’s Virology Laboratory think the omicron variant of COVID-19 will inevitably be detected locally.

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

November 30, 2021

Omicron renews nations’ interest in travel bans and other policies that harshly affect marginalized populations, a bioethicist says.

November 29, 2021

Patients with COVID-19 kidney injuries should have renal health monitored well after infection resolves, study author says.

December 16, 2021

Nearly half of the respondents said they considered leaving their healthcare careers behind. 

November 11, 2021

A large study indicated that just 1% of athletes with SARS-CoV-2 infections experienced persistent symptoms, or long COVID.

November 9, 2021

Molecular research uncovers how these SARS-CoV-2 variants can erode vaccine immunity.

According to UW Medicine doctors, there are triggers which made the symptoms of long COVID worse, like not having enough sleep, stress, overexertion and not eating well.
November 10, 2021

Demand for care at UW Medicine's Post-COVID Rehabilitation and Recovery Clinic has risen steadily since the clinic's founding in May 2020.

After three months of treatment at UW Medicine, Howard Breidenbach got to tell his numerous care providers he was finally headed home on Oct. 28.
November 8, 2021

Howard Breidenbach was in the fast lane to retirement this summer. The 47-year-old man had worked hard to build a trucking company, a passion that defined his adulthood, he said.


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