Ten National Guard members are training to begin staffing Harborview Medical Center's existing COVID-19 testing site this weekend.
UW Medicine on Jan. 14 reached a record high of COVID-19 inpatients, 194, across its hospitals. The highly transmissible omicron variant is putting a significant strain on health systems nationally.
The omicron variant is pummeling Washington state and has also brought an influx of patients to hospitals nationwide. UW Medicine hospitals have reached a record high of 188 COVID patients as of today, Jan. 13.
Data from around the world demonstrate that our COVID-19 vaccine booster doses are up to the test of all known variants of coronavirus, according to an editorial published Jan.
Findings could lead to the development of more effective vaccines and antibody treatments for COVID-19 variants.
Omicron has become the dominant strain of COVID-19 throughout King County, according to Harborview Medical Center's medical director for infection prevention and control, Dr.
Researchers at UW Medicine’s Virology Laboratory think the omicron variant of COVID-19 will inevitably be detected locally.