How Scientists Stay on Top of Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Zoonotic disease surveillance efforts aim to predict and prevent outbreaks
WSU providing free COVID‑19 testing for students
With two new testing sites that significantly expand capacity, Washington State University is offering COVID‑19 testing at no charge to students regardless of whether they’re exhibiting symptoms.
So, Just How Did I Get Sick With COVID-19?
Before I got sick with COVID-19, I was a social-distance ninja: I hadn’t been anywhere. Not even the grocery store. I recently wrote about my nearly two-months as a COVID-19 longhauler. And the number one question I heard was: “How did you get it?”
Northwest News Network
Coronavirus Strikes Mink in Utah
Five animals on two farms test positive, but many more are believed to be affected.
New York Times
Mark your calendars!
The 2020 Poultry Institute will be a web-based event on Tuesday, October 27th, 2020.
WSU lab tests human samples for COVID-19
WSU lab is not collecting samples or testing general public; lab expects to process 1,500 samples per day by August
Eight WSU faculty elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
A third of this year’s class of new members in the Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) are from Washington State University.
WSU to begin COVID-19 testing
Will start working with human samples; four new cases reported on the Palouse.
Moscow Pullman Daily
WSU begins analyzing COVID-19 samples, as testing supplies run short and results lag
Washington State University will begin analyzing samples for the COVID-19 virus in Pullman.
Washington State University to begin processing COVID-19 tests
Washington State University is set to begin processing hundreds of daily tests on human samples for COVID-19.
Washington State University to begin human testing for COVID-19
Washington State University will start processing hundreds of daily tests on human samples for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease known as COVID-19.
Researchers study how often household pets contract COVID-19
WSU researchers, in cooperation with University of Washington’s Center for One Health Research, are studying how often household pets can contract COVID-19.
WSU is testing animals for COVID-19 to learn more about how the virus moves between species
Good news for pet owners: The chance of contracting the coronavirus from four-legged household members is unlikely, research so far shows.
Washington State University researchers studying COVID-19 and pets
Many pet owners may be wondering if they can catch the coronavirus or pass it along to their pet.
Team of UW and WSU researchers study if pets are safe from COVID-19
As knowledge of COVID-19 transmission continues to expand, veterinarians and researchers are working to determine how companion animals fit into the equation.
The UW Daily
Can you infect your dog, cat or ferret with the coronavirus? WSU and UW researchers want to find out
Kuehl and her colleagues hope to collect samples from at least 100 other pets across King County in the coming weeks as part of a research project to understand the way the virus spreads to domestic animals.
UW, WSU study testing whether pets are vulnerable to COVID-19
While veterinarians have said in the past that there’s little evidence COVID-19 can be spread to or from pets, a coalition of Washington researchers are hoping to gain more insight.
WADDL tests pets for COVID-19
The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory began testing pet animals early April to determine if pets have COVID-19.