Trevor Bedford weighed in on new findings suggesting COVID-19 was spreading in New York City in early February.
Trevor Bedford explained how Nextstrain and genomic epidemiology can inform public health and discussed the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Keith Jerome and Trevor Bedford explained the rise in positive COVID-19 tests, indicating a rise in infections rather than false positives.
Dr. Julie McElrath discussed the COVID Cohort study to gather information on first responders and those who are likely to be exposed to the virus.
Joseph Unger commented on his new study on the impact of insurance status on health outcomes.
Dr. Catherine Liu commented on COVID-19 and cancer patients, and the risk for more severe infection.
Dr. Larry Corey explained ‘Operation Warp Speed’ for developing COVID-19 vaccines, and the safety and efficacy standards of the program.
Elizabeth Halloran commented on the lack of clarity in COVID-19 infection case counts, suggesting the total number is much higher than current estimates.
The announcement of a new board chair and vice chair, along with two new board members is covered.
The announcement of new board chair Kathy Surace-Smith and vice chair Leigh Morgan, along with two new board members, Dr. Connie Kravas and Pete Shimer, is covered by GeekWire.
Joseph Unger’s and the SWOG network's latest research illustrating that Black patients are better represented in publicly funded cancer clinical trials is discussed.
Joe Unger commented on how a lack of Black patients in clinical trials can lead to a lack of data on how drugs impact vulnerable populations.
Dr. Steve Pergam weighed in on the potential impact of reopening restaurants, loosening other restrictions, and protests on COVID-19 infection rates.
Dr. Joshua Schiffer’s new review paper, with co-authors from Fred Hutch and UW, suggesting that an early test and treat strategy is the best way to control COVID-19, is covered.
Dr. Joshua Schiffer’s new article emphasizing the need for widespread testing and early treatment for COVID-19 is discussed.
A review article by Dr. Joshua Schiffer on ways to keep COVID-19 from getting out of control again is covered, highlighting the need for widespread testing and treatment early in diagnosis.
Data on COVID-19 infection rates from Fred Hutch, suggesting the infection rate in Washington State has risen, is referenced.
Dr. Joe Unger’s research with the SWOG network suggesting health insurance plays a role in clinical trial success for patients is discussed.
Dr. Steve Pergam weighed in on the risks of starting up the NBA season during COVID-19.
Dr. Larry Corey discussed COVID-19 vaccine trials and the challenges involved.
The Brave Like Gabe shoe launch, with proceeds going to a Fred Hutch researcher, is profiled.
Yuan Tian explained how inflammation factors into COVID-19, and the need for further studies on immune cells.
Ruth Etzioni explained the predicted COVID-19 infection trends for the fall, suggesting infections will increase.
Trevor Bedford and Allison Black discussed a paper they co-authored on how to build a scientific ecosystem that is better equipped to tackle COVID-19.
Dr. Larry Corey explained the complexities of COVID-19 vaccine trial setup and development.
Brooks announced the Brave Like Gabe shoe, in honor of Gabriele Grunewald, where proceeds will go to a researcher at Fred Hutch.
Fred Hutch is mentioned for involvement in an HIV and COVID-19 study team, to determine if patients with HIV are at higher risk of more severe infection.
Trevor Bedford’s tweets on COVID-19 and protesting are referenced.
Dr. Larry Corey discussed COVID-19 vaccine trials, the timelines, and how they will be structured.
A Fred Hutch study on the relationship between breast cancer and deodorant use is cited.
Trevor Bedford’s estimates of COVID-19 infections resulting from protests are referenced.
Trevor Bedford’s tweets on estimates of COVID-19 infection rates after protests in the U.S. are referenced.
A Fred Hutch webinar featuring Dr. Larry Corey and Dr. John Mascola of NIAID on COVID-19 vaccine development is recapped by GeekWire.
Dr. Larry Corey and Dr. John Mascola’s webinar on COVID-19 vaccine development is quoted, specifically that vaccine development will require coordination from all industries.
Laura Matarajt explained how and why physical distancing works to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Medium referenced the CovidWatch program as part of Amazon’s role in COVID-19 response.
Ruth Etzioni weighed in on the potential impact of the protests on COVID-19 cases and policies.
Yuan Tian discussed the value that further research on T-cell responses in people with severe and mild COVID-19 infection could provide, in light of an outside study showing immune response in those without exposure.
Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Tom Lynch spoke with Fierce Biotech about his new role, the Hutch’s scientific priorities and COVID-19.
Dr. Joshua Schiffer weighed in on the safety of travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, and possible ways to keep infection risk low.
Trevor Bedford discussed his COVID-19 research, the test, trace, isolate strategy and next steps to reopen.