The SCAN study launched to track Covid-19 in the Seattle area led by Allen Discovery Center leader Dr. Jay Shendure September 23, 2020 In the winter of 2019, a series of storms dubbed “Snowpocalypse” dumped more than 20 inches of snow on the Seattle area, forcing the closure of schools and businesses. This weather-induced social-distancing […]
Can digital devices help detect flu, COVID-19 infection?
September 16, 2020 | By BrotmanBaty
UW Medicine will examine whether changes in biosignals from the Apple Watch can point up early signs of acute respiratory infection. MEDIA CONTACT: Susan Gregg – 206.6166730, email@example.com Researchers at UW Medicine in Seattle and Apple Inc. will launch a study to learn if physiological measurements from Apple Watch, like heart rate or blood oxygen, can be […]
How a Group of Seattle Scientists Revealed Covid-19′s Stateside Spread
July 27, 2020 | By BrotmanBaty
Collaboration, serendipity, and a whole lot of brainpower. By Benjamin Cassidy 7/23/2020 at 10:15am Weeks before the local outbreak of Covid-19, a group of scientists from some of Seattle’s top medical centers huddled at the University of Washington. A nascent organization there had backed the brains behind the Seattle Flu Study, a community-wide disease surveillance program […]