COVID-19

How can communities stop surges of #coronavirus cases without crushing the economy? Some scientists say widespread mask wearing may be more than a helpful precaution — it may be the solution....

UW Health physician William Hartman writes about how the community has come together to fight COVID-19....

NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins discusses the need to develop faster, more convenient ways of testing for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which is essential to efforts to end this deadly pandemic. ...

While the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black and Hispanic Americans is no secret, the NIH's All of Us Research Program will launch studies, focused on disparities, that may help the country better prepare for the next great epidemic....

The goal is to seek new insights into the virus through antibody testing. Surveys on the pandemic’s impact on mental health and an analysis of health record information will be provided to participants....

A nationwide research project to advance personalized medicine could end up playing a role in the development of COVID-19 treatments, the project's leaders in Wisconsin say, and even address racial disparities in outcomes among coronavirus patients....

Those who enrolled in the All of Us Research Program at the University of Wisconsin‒Madison and UW Health, now have the potential to directly impact the national fight against the COVID-19 pandemic....

Dane County officially declared racism to be a public health crisis acknowledging that racism threatens long-term individual and population health and is a cause of persistent racial discrimination in housing, education, employment and criminal justice....

State health officials are looking to cut down long wait times in drive-thru community COVID-19 testing sites with the implementation of a new online registration tool. ...