A UW Medicine study is underway to try to characterize the level and spread of COVID-19 across Washington state. The goal is to undersand who has been infected and which population areas have been hardest-hit.
Pregnant women, especially in their last trimester, need to be very guarded to avoid contracting COVID-19, according to new statewide data collected by a group of obstetricians across several hospital systems in Washington.
If you travel abroad, try to avoid stray dogs. Travel-medicine experts say that, although rabies is rare, a bite could expose you to the infection. A bite or scratch requires treatment immediately with a series of vaccines.