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UW Medicine has reported that novel coronavirus rates among its staff members are half the rate of tested patients, indicating that preventive measures taken in the early stages of the pandemic have proven effective in keeping employees safe from the virus.

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As the global COVID-19 vaccine race continues, UW microbiology professor Deborah Fuller and her team have developed a replicating RNA vaccine candidate that has shown promising results in a preclinical study.

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In today’s ever-turbulent political climate, one of the dangers Americans must manage amid the growing COVID-19 pandemic isn’t just the virus itself, but the pseudoscience and misinformation surrounding it. For months, many Americans have engaged in increasingly fervent displays of rebellion…

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A recent analysis by UW researchers seeks to answer a question that’s been hovering in the air since early March, when government officials across the country began instituting widespread stay-at-home orders: Are the skies clearer with cars off the road and people staying at home? Well, as i…