Sarah McQuate, UW News For anyone who is looking for a way to help during the coronavirus pandemic while adhering to “stay-at-home” and social distancing orders, University of Washington researchers have a task for you. A team from the Paul…
Researchers are investigating whether hydroxychloroquine, a commonly used anti-malarial and autoimmune-disease treatment, can prevent COVID-19.
Sometimes the question is not whether to provide care for a certain patient, but when to stop it so resources can be transferred to somebody else.
A high-ranking federal official in late February warned that the U.S. needed to plan for not having enough personal protective equipment for medical workers
The analysis estimates that over the next four months between 38,000 and 162,000 will die in the U.S., more than 1,400 in Washington state.
Continuous positive airway pressure machines (CPAPs), face mask devices used as ventilator alternatives, may spread of COVID-19 by aerosolizing the virus.
UW Medicine is collecting in-kind donations for items specifically needed to respond to the COVID-19 to help patients and the medical teams caring for them.
UW’s Seattle Flu Study will partner with Public Health — Seattle & King County to launch the greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network—or SCAN for short.
At some hospitals, staff said they are being told that, contrary to standard protocol of disposal after a single use, they should clean and reuse masks,
Fifteen counties in Washington state have no ICU beds. Four have no hospitals at all.
What will it take to be ready? Experts give practical advice for hospitals of all sizes.
While officials in Washington, D.C., grappled with delays and red tape, two Univeristy of Washington virus hunters raced to make thousands of tests available.
Nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to people of limited means, but nearly half of them routinely bill patients who qualify for such help