A third COVID-19 vaccine dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine is now appoved for immunocompromised people.
August 13, 2021

A new round of COVID-19 vaccinations are approved in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration.

Doctors say booster shots will likely be needed to combat a natural, slight slide in antibody protection.
August 6, 2021

Booster COVID-19 vaccinations are a trending topic heading into the weekend, with the delta variant driving up new positive cases and hospital visits.

The delta variant spreads more quickly - among people and within a patients system - compared to COVID-19 variants to come before it.
July 28, 2021

The delta variant is driving COVID-19's surge in Washington and nationwide.

Recommendations to once again wear masks in some indoor settings are becoming more numerous, with the highly transmissible delta variant serving as motivation.
July 27, 2021

With area public health agencies and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention again urging people to wear masks in public indoor spaces, the assistant director of UW Medicine C

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 11, 2021

Temporarily setting aside an intellectual property pact to speed global COVID-19 vaccinations is the right thing to do, two bioethicists write.

Experts say encouragement could help sway young American adults toward COVID-19 vaccinations.
July 6, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines have been available for nearly seven months in the United States, with most adults eligible for their vaccinations since the spring.

July 14, 2021

Globally and domestically, passports would likely amplify existing gaps, paper says, arguing instead for a broader ‘flexible pass.’

Lisa Brandenburg is the president of hospitals and clinics at UW Medicine.
July 1, 2021

Hospitals tend to be busy places during the summer. Add in a spell of historically hot weather, and the number of people needing care increases dramatically.


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