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News releases

UW DEOHS researcher identifies workers most harmed by economic disruption due to COVID-19
March 26, 2020 |View

‘Sushi parasites’ have increased 283-fold in past 40 years
March 20, 2020 |View

Millions of US workers at risk of infections on the job, UW researchers calculate, emphasizing need to protect against COVID-19
March 9, 2020 |View

Effectiveness of travel bans-–readily used during infectious disease outbreaks-–is mostly unknown, study finds
February 13, 2020 |View

Communities around Sea-Tac Airport exposed to a unique mix of air pollution associated with aircraft
December 3, 2019 |View

News release: Worker health in the gig economy
September 26, 2019 |View

Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes
August 13, 2019 |View

Offspring of pregnant women exposed to high level of pollutants may have lower IQs
July 19, 2019 |View

8 UW professors elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2019
July 17, 2019 |View

Managed retreat due to rising seas is a public health issue
March 19, 2019 |View

UW study: Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer
February 13, 2019 |View

New interactive mapping tool ranks Washington communities most impacted by environmental health risks
January 10, 2019 |View

Salmon may lose the ability to smell danger as carbon emissions rise
December 18, 2018 |View

UW professors Terrance Kavanagh, Jay Shendure elected as fellows of the AAAS
November 18, 2018 |View

In the news

New self-swab COVID-19 test is just as accurate, study finds
April 2, 2020 | Everett Herald | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Amazon faces unprecedented challenges as dozens of warehouses grapple with COVID-19 outbreaks
April 2, 2020 | Geekwire | Featured: John Meschke View

UW pandemic expert: Should we all be wearing masks during coronavirus?
April 1, 2020 | KIRO Radio | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Can the new coronavirus be transmitted via paper money?
March 27, 2020 | Global Health NOW | Featured: Marilyn C. Roberts View

Nevada construction continues as coronavirus spreads
March 27, 2020 | Las Vegas Review-Journal | Featured: Noah S. Seixas View

FDA updates coronavirus self-testing guidelines after UW study
March 26, 2020 | KING-5 News | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Will warmer weather stop the coronavirus? No, but it may slow it, experts say
March 26, 2020 | Spokane Spokesman-Review | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

UW's Dr. Rabinowitz: ‘We’re headed for the worst part of the epidemic’
March 25, 2020 | KIRO Radio | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Is 2 weeks enough? Experts say Washington’s ‘stay-at-home’ order may need to continue to slow coronavirus
March 25, 2020 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

UW researchers find self-collection makes COVID-19 testing safer
March 25, 2020 | KOMO News | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

UW researchers studying well-being during coronavirus pandemic
March 24, 2020 | KING-5 News | Featured: Nicole Errett View

Trump wants US ‘opened up’ by Easter, despite health officials’ warnings
March 24, 2020 | New York Times | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Scientists booted from EPA committees get new shot at suit
March 23, 2020 | Courthouse News Service | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

Fact or fiction: Warmer weather slows down the coronavirus
March 23, 2020 | Grist | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

We took your coronavirus questions to Seattle’s mayor and two UW experts. Here’s what they said
March 19, 2020 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Hilary Arnold Godwin View