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Lexi Walls, of The Veesler Lab, studies how variants and antibodies formed by past infection and vaccinations interact.
July 19, 2021

COVID-19 variants are finding methods to elude antibody protection, but the scientists with UW Medicine who made that discovery say vaccines are holding strong against the mutations.

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.’

April 7, 2021

Phase 1 clinical trial at UW Medicine will determine safety, tolerability, and immune response to Gritstone experimental vaccine candidate

February 26, 2021

Vaccine dose No. 100,000 is given at Harborview Medical Center; Virology Lab reports 2 millionth diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2.

August 4, 2020

Tailored vaccines developed at UW Medicine enable a more targeted immune response against viruses.

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.

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