Incorporating protective masks against COVID-19 as part of costumes is both a smart health move and a chance to get creative this Halloween.
October 29, 2021

Halloween is this weekend, and celebrating is encouraged as long as you take steps to keep yourself and others safe. That’s the advice of UW Medicine’s Dr.

Following the CDC’s authorization, booster shots are now available at UW Medicine.
October 22, 2021

Results from a UW Medicine COVID-19 vaccine mix-and-match study were reviewed by a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel ahead of the group’s decision to authorize mixing and matching of booster shots this week.

October 20, 2021

Researchers analyzed data in patients’ electronic health records to find details associated with a higher likelihood of test positivity.

A UW Medicine study underway to understand the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 is inviting anyone in Washington state up to the age of 85 to submit a survey about their exposure during the pandemic.
October 14, 2021

A UW Medicine study to understand the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is inviting Washington state residents up to age 85 to submit a survey about their exposure during the pandemic.

More COVID-19 rapid antigen tests could be appearing on drugstore shelves across the U.S. this fall.
October 12, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists into a second fall season, rapid diagnostic tests have proliferated. Dr.

Doctors say booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine bolster the already outstanding protection the initial series of doses provide against the virus.
September 29, 2021

Booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are available at UW Medicine locations for those who currently qualify. Dr.

Americans over the age of 65, or any adult who has underlying conditions that could lead to high-risk of contracting COVID-19, are now eligible for a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
September 24, 2021

The latest development in the U.S. rollout of vaccines means a booster shot is now available for many Americans, including those most at risk of severe illness from the COVID-19 virus.

October 8, 2021

Millions of people in low-income countries should have basic vaccine protection first, two bioethicists argue.

This test kit can detect COVID-19 variants in approximately two hours.
September 21, 2021

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.

September 17, 2021

The study will test the safety and tolerability of different doses and whether they elicit an immune response.


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