vaccines

picture of a pediatric immunization kit
May 8, 2020

It's understandable that people are worried during the COVID-19 pandemic. But they shouldn't avoid seeking the care they need. Dr.

Illustration of viruses on a spoon
August 2, 2019

As hepatitis A outbreaks are declared across the nation, including here in Washington state, what can you do to prevent infection?  A vaccine is one of the most effective ways.

July 10, 2019

In some  countries, about 99 percent of the time, rabies exposure is through stray dog bites, said Anne Terry, UW Medicine Travel Clinic director at Hall Health.

Dog lying in an alley
July 10, 2019

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.

April 16, 2019

The Institute for Protein Design at the University of Washington School of Medicine describes the plans for its Audacious project, announced April 16, 2019

April 16, 2019

The Institute for Protein Design at the UW School of Medicine will advance medicine and improve healthcare with an initial $45 million in funding through TED’s The Audacious Project

Models of computer-designed proteins
April 16, 2019

The Institute for Protein Design will become an innovation hub for new therapeutics for a variety of common, serious diseases. It will also engineer new nanomaterials for industry.

March 20, 2019

Much news of late has focused on the benefits that children realize from immunizations. There are important vaccines that older adults should be aware of, too.

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.

August 25, 2018

Vaccine strategy focuses on specific amino acid sequences in virus' outer shell protein and on improving effectiveness in young children.

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