respiratory infections

Respiratory therapist working with a ventilator
April 9, 2020

Ventilators are making headlines as severely ill COVID-19 patients are being put on the machines as a life-saving measure. But what is it about a ventilator that can help these patients? Dr.

closeup of petri dish in lab
January 27, 2020

As the cases of 2019 novel coronavirus continue to grow, the public health response is ramping up.

March 7, 2019

The nanoparticle platform for this respiratory syncytial virus study will be applied to vaccine research on flu, HIV, and more. Seattle startup Icosavax will advance related clinical trials.

People going through security at the airport
November 19, 2018

It's no secret that the world is covered with germs, and when you travel, you have a higher risk of exposure to contagions such as respiratory viruses.  But you needn't worry – just be prepared, says Paul Pottinger, an infectious disease special

A virus that causes severe respiratory infections evades our immune system by concealing proteins on its surface behind sugar “shields,” UW Medicine researchers report in a new study appearing in the journal

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