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Led by ex-Husky Tanner Swanson, Northwest-based MLB coaches band together for ‘Coaches vs. COVID’ program

The Seattle Times profiled Tanner Swanson and his fundraising efforts for Coaches vs. COVID. 

The Seattle Times
April 30, 2020

Labs across U.S. join federal initiative to study coronavirus genome

Pavitra Roychoudhury discussed her work with COVID-19 genomics and tracking, specifically a sequence sharing project. 

The New York Times
April 30, 2020

Can antibody tests tell if you're immune to COVID-19?

Jesse Bloom explained how COVID-19 serology tests work. 

Live Science
April 30, 2020

How coronavirus mutates and spreads

Trevor Bedford is listed as a source of COVID-19 spread and tracking data.

The New York Times
April 30, 2020

Helping cancer survivors cope with cancer-related anxiety and distress

 Karen Syrjala provided insight on helping cancer survivors manage stress and anxiety, and the limitations of current information. 

NCI
April 30, 2020

One in 8 Americans say they know someone who died of COVID-19, according to a new Insider poll

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran commented on the potential outcomes of easing physical distancing restrictions too early. 

Business Insider
April 30, 2020

Gilead, without details, says COVID-19 drug clears crucial clinical test

Dr. Elizabeth Duke explained issues trying to find a drug to properly control and treat COVID-19. 

Biopharma Dive
April 29, 2020

South Africa's HIV failures cost more than 300,000 lives. Now this painful past is helping in COVID-19 fight.

Dr. Larry Corey weighed in on the use of HIV ARV’s as potential treatments for COVID-19.

CNN
April 29, 2020

COVID-19 was here earlier than most Americans thought. Now what?

Trevor Bedford’s analysis that COVID-19 was introduced to the US sometime in January is referenced. 

Wired
April 28, 2020

Keeping an academic lab afloat in a pandemic

Dr. Jim Olson discussed the challenges of running a lab during COVID-19. 

The Timmerman Report
April 28, 2020

Top Seattle-area health official worries COVID-19 could spread across country as states reopen

GeekWire highlighted Trevor Bedford’s research tracking COVID-19, and referenced a webinar featuring Dr. Elizabeth Halloran. 

GeekWire
April 27, 2020

ASCO panel outlines cancer care challenges during COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Gary Lyman’s comments from a panel on COVID-19 and cancer care are highlighted. 

Medscape
April 27, 2020

Mariners' Dee Gordon honored with prestigious 'Hutch Award'

KING 5 profiled the 2020 Hutch Award winner Dee Gordon.

KING 5
April 27, 2020

Giants bench coach Kai Correa on teaching defense, #CoachesvsCOVID, and his path to MLB

Kai Correa, Giants bench coach, discussed his work fundraising for Fred Hutch as part of the Coaches vs. COVID program.

Sports Info Solutions Podcast
April 26, 2020

White House medic Deborah Birx said coronavirus deaths will 'dramatically' decrease by the end of May, but social distancing will go on for much longer

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran suggested what may happen as a result of relaxing physical distancing measures too early.  

Business Insider
April 26, 2020

Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on "Face the Nation,"

Trevor Bedford’s timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. beginning in early January is referenced. 

CBS News
April 26, 2020

The AIDS crisis forged a generation of activists; now they’re supporting the LGBTQ+ community in the coronavirus pandemic

Russell Campbell commented on how the COVID-19 pandemic echoes the AIDs epidemic in its impact on minorities and under-served populations. 

The Seattle Times
April 26, 2020

New York's low coronavirus transmission rate suggests the state's outbreak is contained for now

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran gave insight to what may happen is physical distancing measures are loosened. 

Business Insider
April 26, 2020

The real problem with the manufactured coronavirus liberty protests

Trevor Bedford is quoted on his test, trace, isolate strategies to stop the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Seattle Times
April 24, 2020

The coronavirus isn’t just the flu, bro

Trevor Bedford’s analysis of the death rate from COVID-19 in New York City is referenced. 

Bloomberg
April 24, 2020

Who to follow on Twitter for legit, trustworthy coronavirus info

Trevor Bedford is included as a credible source of COVID-19 information. 

Mashable
April 24, 2020

Why experts are questioning two hyped antibody studies in coronavirus hotspots

Trevor Bedford’s comments on new antibody study results suggesting high antibody prevalence in the community are included. 

The Guardian
April 24, 2020

Mariners' Gordon wins prestigious Hutch Award

Reuters highlighted the new Hutch Award recipient, Dee Gordon, for his charitable work. 

Reuters
April 23, 2020

A woman who recovered from the coronavirus tried to donate her plasma, but she barely had any antibodies. It highlights lingering questions about immunity.

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran suggested that while we hope being infected with COVID-19 produces immunity for at least a year, further research is needed to confirm.

Business Insider
April 23, 2020

Italy's lockdowns prevented 200,000 hospitalizations and reduced coronavirus transmission by nearly half, a new study finds

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran discussed how COVID-19 differs from other infectious diseases like measles, specifically in its higher transmissibility.

Business Insider
April 23, 2020

The race to make vaccines faster

Andy McGuire commented on the vaccine development process in reference to COVID-19 vaccine research.

Axios
April 23, 2020

Intense radiotherapy slows prostate cancer growth

Dr. Andrew Hsieh commented on new research on a treatment for prostate cancer growth. 

Cancer Discovery
April 23, 2020

Charitable works earn Mariners infielder Dee Gordon the 55th Hutch Award

Dee Gordon’s statements on receiving the 2020 Hutch Award are quoted, in a profile of his charity work. 

The Seattle Times
April 23, 2020

Mariners second baseman Dee Gordan receives 2020 Hutch Award

Dee Gordon’s work with charities to provide food during COVID-19 and support those affected by domestic violence is discussed in light of him receiving the 2020 Hutch Award. 

KIRO 7
April 23, 2020

Mariners’ Dee Gordon receives 2020 Hutch Award

The Tacoma News Tribune profiled Dee Gordon, who was chosen as the 2020 Hutch Award winner. 

Tacoma News Tribune
April 23, 2020

Dee Gordon wins 2019 Hutch Award

Hutch award winner Dee Gordon is featured, specifically his baseball and philanthropic achievements. 

Lookout Landing
April 23, 2020

How Hutch Award winner Dee Gordon is helping during coronavirus pandemic

ESPN profiled 2020 Hutch Award winner Dee Gordon of the Mariners, highlighting his philanthropic work throughout his career.

ESPN
April 23, 2020

How to build and deploy testing systems at unprecedented scale

Trevor Bedford’s test, trace and isolate plan to stop COVID-19 spread is explored. 

The Economist
April 23, 2020

Yes, the coronavirus mutates. But those tiny changes haven't affected how dangerous it is — instead, they help scientists track its spread.

Trevor Bedford’s and Nextstrain collaborator Emma Hodcraft’s comments on the mutation rate of COVID-19 and the implications of that for vaccine efficacy are discussed. 

Business Insider
April 23, 2020

'Expert Twitter' only goes so far. Bring back blogs

Wired discussed Trevor Bedford’s rise to Twitter fame through his research communications in a larger piece on Twitter as a news source.

Wired
April 23, 2020

Hidden outbreaks spread through U.S. cities far earlier than Americans knew, estimates say

Trevor Bedford’s statements suggesting undetected COVID-19 spread across Washington in late February are cited.

The New York Times
April 23, 2020

STAT Health Tech newsletter

STAT News highlighted a Fred Hutch and AWS collaboration on a COVID-19 study called COVIDWatch

STAT
April 22, 2020

CDC: First US coronavirus deaths happened weeks before first death in Kirkland

Louise Moncla explained why we need to expand COVID-19 tracing and testing abilities to interpret the spread that led to early deaths in California.

KIRO 7
April 22, 2020

A coronavirus death in early February was ‘probably the tip of an iceberg’

The New York Times referenced Trevor Bedford’s genetic analysis work placing the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in Washington in early February, in light of new data on an early February COVID-19 death.

The New York Times
April 22, 2020

News feature: Venom back in vogue as a wellspring for drug candidates

Dr. Jim Olson’s research on using scorpion venom peptides to locate tumors is explored. 

PNAS
April 22, 2020

Some Americans are convinced they had the coronavirus in December or January. Experts say it's highly unlikely.

Trevor Bedford’s tweets reinforcing that COVID-19 was not circulating in the U.S. in December are cited. 

Business Insider
April 22, 2020

Coronavirus model used by white house increases death toll 10%

Dr. Ruth Etzioni’s statements on the use of the IHME model to make policy decisions are quoted. 

Forbes
April 22, 2020

New York's subway may have boosted the coronavirus' spread, but researchers think one-third of coronavirus transmission happens in the home

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran commented on physical distancing measures in Washington, and the impact it had on slowing COVID-19 transmission. 

Business Insider
April 22, 2020

Solving the mysteries of coronavirus with genetic fingerprints

The New York Times recalled the story of the Washington COVID-19 outbreak and how genomic analysis helped track the virus, quoting Pavitra Roychoudhury and Trevor Bedford.

The New York Times
April 22, 2020

How to navigate the blizzard of COVID-19 antibody studies

Dr. Ruth Etzioni gave context to all of the new antibody studies coming out, reinforcing the wide range in accuracy across tests. 

The Timmerman Report
April 21, 2020

UPDATED: Datavant boots up a big COVID-19 registry — looking to shine a light on virus spread, impact and most effective therapies

Dr. Joshua Schiffer commented on a new COVID-19 patient registry to improve research efforts. 

Endpoints News
April 21, 2020

Mutations map holds the key to bringing coronavirus under control

Trevor Bedford’s statements on when COVID-19 began circulating in the U.S. and Nextstrain findings are referenced. 

Financial Times
April 21, 2020

COVID-19 Q&A with experts

Dr. Joshua Schiffer is quoted on the use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment and the lack of understanding of its impact. 

KOMO News
April 20, 2020

Stepping up exercise could help beat the cold virus

A Fred Hutch study on the health benefits of adding walking into the lives of otherwise sedentary people is referenced. 

NPR
April 20, 2020

What viral evolution can teach us about the coronavirus pandemic

Trevor Bedford’s work is referenced as part of an analysis of how we study pandemics and disease. 

The New Yorker
April 19, 2020

Washington state may be able to ease social distancing in a month, according to models

Ruth Etzioni commented on the use of COVID-19 models to inform policy decisions, noting some models are not being interpreted properly. 

KUOW
April 19, 2020

To know the real number of coronavirus cases in the US, China, or Italy, researchers say multiply by 10

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran emphasized the difficulty in determining to number of COVID-19 cases due to lack of testing.

Business Insider
April 19, 2020

UW coronavirus model says Washington state could potentially start safely reopening the week of May 18

In light of new modeling results, Ruth Etzioni reinforced that policy makers should draw on multiple models to make policy decisions. 

The Seattle Times
April 18, 2020

Another month? Computer modelers estimate how much longer coronavirus shutdowns should last

Ruth Etzioni explained despite its predictions, the IHME model should not be the only model used to make policy decisions around COVID-19.

GeekWire
April 17, 2020

A New York City hospital developed one of the few FDA-approved antibody tests for the coronavirus. It could test up to 2,000 people per day

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran explained that COVID-19 serological tests have not yet been perfected, and some may give false results. 

Business Insider
April 17, 2020

Risky business: Scientists seek volunteers for ‘CovidWatch’ virus-tracking study

GeekWire covered a new Fred Hutch study, Covidwatch, focused on those most at risk to get COVID-19, to help us better understand characteristics of the virus. 

GeekWire
April 17, 2020

Have you recovered from COVID-19? The UW Medicine Virology Lab wants to test your blood

Drs. Larry Corey and Jesse Bloom discussed new COVID-19 antibody tests and research on neutralizing antibodies 

The Seattle Times
April 17, 2020

Saving a city: How Seattle’s corporate giants banded together to flatten the curve

Drs. Tom Lynch and Larry Corey recalled the start of the COVID-19 epidemic and discussed Fred Hutch’s efforts to track and control the virus along with other notable Seattle companies. 

Fortune
April 17, 2020

Seattle researchers report early results from first US ‘swab and send’ COVID-19 surveillance program

Early results from the SCAN program, of which Fred Hutch is a partner, are discussed. 

GeekWire
April 17, 2020

Greater Seattle coronavirus assessment network (SCAN) releases data from first 18 days of testing

Dr. Tom Lynch commented on the hard work and early data from the SCAN COVID-19 testing program. 

Public Health Insider
April 17, 2020

Getting it right: Walking the diagnostic and serologic testing tightrope

Ruth Etzioni explained serologic and diagnostic COVID-19 tests, and the uncertainties associated with each. 

The Timmerman Report
April 17, 2020

Chris Cuomo says his one coronavirus 'silver lining' just came crashing down

Trevor Bedford’s statements reinforcing COVID-19 was not in the U.S. last fall are referenced. 

Huffpost
April 17, 2020

How coronavirus testing and contact tracing work together to quell COVID-19

Trevor Bedford’s tweets explaining his test, trace, and isolate strategies for COVID-19 using digital and non-digital tools are discussed. 

GeekWire
April 16, 2020

Leading experts launch COVID-19 & cancer consortium

Gary Lyman’s comments on the new COVID-19 cancer registry are discussed. 

Cancer Health
April 16, 2020

U.S. grapples with how to drastically ramp up COVID-19 contact tracing

Trevor Bedford’s digital tracing endeavor, Nexttrace, is cited as one way to slow COVID-19. 

CBC
April 16, 2020

The US is 'a long way' from beating the coronavirus with herd immunity, experts say, since that would require 50% of the population being immune

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran commented on the possibility of herd immunity to COVID-19, suggesting we have not reached that level of infection. 

Business Insider
April 16, 2020

How Fred Hutch unlocks siloed data with AWS and open-source software

Fred Hutch’s use of a new software to de-silo and streamline data with AWS is discussed. 

AWS
April 16, 2020

One key figure helps countries decide when their coronavirus outbreaks are over — but scientists say it's a moving target

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran advised on the conditions necessary to lift COVID-19 lockdowns and keep the virus under control. 

Business Insider
April 16, 2020

The coronavirus is mutating. What does that mean for a vaccine?

Trevor Bedford commented on how mutation rates may or may not impact a COVID-19 vaccine. 

The New York Times
April 16, 2020

Another sign the curve is bending: Positive coronavirus tests at UW peaked March 28

Larry Corey provided context to a new study from Fred Hutch and UW suggesting Washington state has successfully lowered COVID-19 infections through physical distancing measures. 

The Seattle Times
April 15, 2020

Avoid Twitter’s swamp of misinformation by following these epidemiology experts

Trevor Bedford is listed as a COVID-19 expert, to help reduce misinformation about the virus. 

Yahoo
April 15, 2020

Genetic tracking helped us fight Ebola. Why can’t it halt COVID-19?

Trevor Bedford’s genomic analysis work to track COVID-19 from the initial outbreak in the U.S. is mentioned. 

FiveThirtyEight
April 15, 2020

Tips on using science Twitter during COVID-19

PLoS Blogs delved into science communications, referencing Trevor Bedford’s use of twitter to explain COVID-19 research. 

PLoS Blogs
April 15, 2020

Why COVID-19 can’t be directly compared with the flu

Ruth Etzioni explained from a statistical point of view why despite some similarities, COVID-19 is not comparable to the flu.

The Timmerman Report
April 14, 2020

Coaches team up in battle against COVID-19

Fred Hutch Coaches vs. COVID fundraiser Tanner Swanson discussed why he was motivated to fundraise for Fred Hutch research. 

Major League Baseball
April 13, 2020

NY death toll passes 10,000; new hot spots slow to emerge

Trevor Bedford suggested even with lifted physical distancing measures, COVID-19 may not rebound as strongly as the public exercises more caution. 

The Associated Press
April 13, 2020

Seattle researcher debunks theory COVID-19 spread in Calif. in November

KOMO covered Trevor Bedford’s latest tweets debunking beliefs that COVID-19 was circulating prior to January in Washington and California. 

KOMO News
April 13, 2020

More on that alleged intel report, and when did COVID-19 really begin?

Trevor Bedford’s statements reinforcing the timeline of the U.S. COVID-19 outbreak are included, along with data from Nextstrain. 

Talking Points Memo
April 12, 2020

Taken out of the ball game, coaches go online to teach skills and aid Fred Hutch’s COVID-19 fight

The Coaches vs. COVID fundraising campaign for Fred Hutch is profiled, with fundraiser Tanner Swanson sharing what motivated him to fundraise for COVID-19 research.  

GeekWire
April 11, 2020

When will this end, and what comes next? Health officials and epidemiologists are working to figure out Washington’s coronavirus end game

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran and Trevor Bedford’s recommendations to keep COVID-19 at bay and loosen physical distancing measures are discussed.

The Seattle Times
April 11, 2020

No, you did not get COVID-19 in the fall of 2019

Allison Black, a genomic epidemiologist in the Bedford Lab,  debunked sentiments that SARS-CoV-2 was circulating in the U.S. in fall 2019.

Slate
April 10, 2020

Episode 8: The virus-eye view

Jesse Bloom and Harmit Malik explained the process of a viral infection, referencing SARS-CoV-2 from first introduction into the body to the onset of the infection.

KNKX
April 10, 2020

Modified sleep apnea machines may ease the ventilator crunch

A study from Fred Hutch researchers on the use of ventilators in COVID-19 patients is cited. 

Wired
April 10, 2020

Blood tests promise to show who had COVID-19 and didn’t know it

Drs. Keith Jerome and Larry Corey explained work on blood tests for CoV-2 antibodies and the need for a vaccine. 

KIRO 7
April 09, 2020

Social distancing is controlling COVID-19; now scientists need to figure out which measures are most effective

Trevor Bedford’s latest tweets suggesting physical distancing measures have been effective in Washington state are cited. 

STAT News
April 09, 2020

Before the flood

Dr. Steve Pergam, along with other first responders in the Seattle area, published a piece on the COVID-19 pandemic and outbreaks in Washington. 

Clinical Infectious Diseases
April 09, 2020

Can smart phone apps help beat pandemics?

Trevor Bedford’s work on NextTrace, a digital COVID-19 tracing method, is highlighted. 

NIH Director's Blog
April 09, 2020

COVID-19 and cancer: How to protect ‘the most vulnerable’ during pandemic

Dr. Steve Pergam commented on the increased susceptibility for COVID-19 within cancer patients, and how oncologists should prepare. 

Healio
April 09, 2020

Most New York coronavirus cases came from Europe, genomes show

Trevor Bedford reinforced that his genomic analysis suggested a January introduction of COVID-19 to the U.S. 

The New York Times
April 08, 2020

100+ doctors on coronavirus

Dr. Anne McTiernan is featured in a video of scientists and doctors discussing COVID-19.

Doctor Mike Youtube
April 08, 2020

'Did I already have coronavirus?': People wonder if they previously had COVID-19, but the answer isn't easy

Trevor Bedford’s analysis suggesting a mid-January start date for the COVID-19 outbreak in Washington state is referenced. 

Mashable
April 08, 2020

Tech leaders help kick off $50M fundraising campaign for UW Medicine’s COVID-19 work

Fred Hutch is listed among institutions fundraising for COVID-19 work. 

GeekWire
April 07, 2020

COVID-19 models: What makes them tick?

Dr. Ruth Etzioni explained the different types of modeling, what they mean and how they are used to predict COVID-19 parameters. 

The Timmerman Report
April 07, 2020

Seattle’s COVID-19 lessons are yielding hope

Trevor Bedford’s initial research suggesting community COVID-19 transmission in Washington is recalled. 

The British Medical Journal
April 06, 2020

Immunomedics halts late-stage clinical trial, confirming drug benefit for aggressive type of breast cancer

Dr. Julie Gralow commented on the success of a new breast cancer treatment trial, with the drug illustrating benefits across the study. 

STAT News
April 06, 2020

Alexa, do I have coronavirus?

Trevor Bedford is referenced for his work and comments on fighting COVID-19. 

The New York Times
April 05, 2020

How the coronavirus overwhelmed Washington state’s early efforts to contain it

Trevor Bedford’s early analysis that COVID-19 was circulating undetected in Washington State is referenced. 

The Seattle Times
April 05, 2020

How do COVID-19 deaths compare to flu deaths in Washington state?

Dr. Steve Pergam’s comments on how COVID-19 compares to the flu are included. 

KOMO News
April 03, 2020

Infectious disease expert Steve Pergam shares his prescription for a safe weekend get-together

GeekWire covered Dr. Steve Pergam’s live COVID-19 Q&A, highlighting ways to stay safe but social.  

GeekWire
April 03, 2020

Blood test may detect multiple cancer types: Study

Dr. William Grady commented on an outside study on blood tests and cancer detection.

Medscape
April 03, 2020

Questions but few answers on COVID-19

Dr. Elizabeth Halloran answered questions about the outlook for COVID-19, and next steps to stop the pandemic. 

The Chronicle Herald
April 03, 2020

ASH research collaborative's data hub creates international data registry for patients with blood cancers and COVID-19

Dr. Stephanie Lee spoke about the new ASH COVID-19 registry for patients run who had or currently have blood cancers.

ASCO Post
April 02, 2020

COVID-19 spreads too fast for traditional contact tracing. New digital tools could help

STAT featured Trevor Bedford and NextTrace, a new platform that uses digital contact tracing to stop COVID-19.

STAT News
April 02, 2020

Coronavirus sleuths kick off campaign for digital tracing of COVID-19 contacts

GeekWire profiled Trevor Bedford’s new program NextTrace, that uses contact-tracing to stop COVID-19. 

GeekWire
April 01, 2020

Data registry to guide care for patients with COVID-19, blood cancers

Dr. Stephanie Lee commented on the new ASH COVID-19 Registry for cancer patients with COVID-19.

Healio
April 01, 2020

In the race to crack COVID-19, scientists bypass peer review

Undark mentioned Trevor Bedford’s use of twitter to comment on a preprint paper about COVID-19.

Undark
April 01, 2020

COVID-19: What's happening now (April 1, 2020)

Dr. Gary Lyman and Dr. Michael Boeckh discussed patient care and safety during COVID-19, and the Cancer Care COVID-19 registry.

Infectious Diseases Society of America
April 01, 2020