University of Washington

The University of Washington (UW) was founded in 1861 in the Seattle, Washington metro region. Despite its rocky beginnings, UW has emerged as a first rate science, medical center, climate and environmental center, technology center and superior research center in the Pacific Northwest. UW is rated highly world-wide and operates on a $3 billion dollar plus annual budget. UW confers undergraduate, graduate degrees including doctoral degrees, medical degrees and law degrees.

Address
400 Gerberding Hall, Box 351210, Seattle, WA 98195-1210
Website
http://www.washington.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Washington

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Medical research

Researchers need your (digital) coughs

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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 strategies built around 'herd immunity' are problematic

The idea of building herd immunity—increasing the number of infected to such a degree that naturally occurring immunity would outstrip the coronavirus, while isolating the elderly and others at greatest risk of the disease—has ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Millions of U.S. workers at risk of COVID-19 infections on the job

A University of Washington researcher calculates that 14.4 million workers face exposure to infection once a week and 26.7 million at least once a month in the workplace, pointing to an important population needing protection ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Interactive map shows worldwide spread of coronavirus

As scientists pin down the origin, governments enact prevention measures and labs look for a cure, news about the outbreak of the novel coronavirus often comes down to two questions: where and how many people are infected?

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