One dose of the current COVID-19 vaccines could be more effective at slowing the spread of the virus than two doses, according to Ruanne Barnabas, an associate professor in the UW School of Medicine.
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The UW will continue with its fifth quarter of primarily remote learning this spring, university leaders announced Tuesday.
Since the start of UW Medicine’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout Dec. 17, more than 16,000 doses have been administered to its employees.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people who are pregnant are at a higher risk of developing more severe symptoms if they contract COVID-19, including “ICU admission, mechanical ventilation, and death compared with non-pregnant women of reproductive age … [an…
UW Medicine researchers have begun volunteer enrollment for a trial that will determine the efficacy and safety of the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine candidate. UW Medicine’s study is part of a larger trial that will enroll approximately 30,000 people at over 100 sites across the United States and…
Every year, graduate students in the Evans School of Public Policy & Governance are placed into teams of three to five students to conduct a capstone project. The projects take six months and are conducted for clients such as local nonprofits, businesses, and governments.
Think twice about the COVID-19 test you just took, because the rapid Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 antigen test has been found to be about 100 times less sensitive than standard lab tests, according to a new study by UW Medicine. That means those cleared by the test may still be infected with low…
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been many discoveries of new variants of the virus. Now, a new variant of the COVID-19 virus that emerged in the United Kingdom has been detected in the United States, Canada, and various other countries, prompting questions about how it might aff…
UW Medicine leadership gave an overview of its COVID-19 vaccine distribution process in a Friday town hall.
UW Medicine has administered over 13,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as of Tuesday, according to spokesperson Susan Gregg. A majority of these have gone to health care workers and clinical staff, and nearly 2,500 doses went to emergency responders.
The UW Board of Regents (BOR) met this week to discuss the various effects of COVID-19 on the university’s operations.
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