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SCAN DATA UPDATE: Latest Reports Show COVID-19 Declining; Infections Found Across King County, Most Still Susceptible

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SCAN DATA UPDATE: Latest Reports Show COVID-19 Declining; Infections Found Across King County, Most Still Susceptible

By James Apa The number of COVID-19 infections in King County has been on the decline since the end of March, according to two...
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Early Detection of Covid-19 through a Citywide Pandemic Surveillance Platform

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Early Detection of Covid-19 through a Citywide Pandemic Surveillance Platform

Originally published in the New England Journal of Medicine May 1, 2020 TO THE EDITOR: Traditional approaches to respiratory virus surveillance may not identify...
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UW Scientists Develop Technique that Can Track Gene Activities as Cells Grow and Adapt

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UW Scientists Develop Technique that Can Track Gene Activities as Cells Grow and Adapt

  The dynamics of gene expression across the genome can be characterized as a cell develops, and as it responds to challenges. A new...
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Helping Public Health Leaders Track the Spread of Coronavirus

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Helping Public Health Leaders Track the Spread of Coronavirus

The Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) is a partnership between the Brotman Baty Institute (BBI)-based Seattle Flu Study and King County Public Health...
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The Problem with Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests

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The Problem with Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests

Despite caveats in ads and on packages, users can fail to understand their limitations This article was originally published in Scientific American By Heather...
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