Science News

With new COVID-19 variant omicron looming, here’s what you need to know

Omicron variant spreading across globe, too early to tell potential impacts

Science News

Greater risk to COVID-19 associated with genetics, systemic factors

Understanding what puts demographics at greater risks to serious illness from COVID-19 can help navigate pandemic better

State of Wisconsin

Social workers endorse bills to reduce gun violence, suicides

Gun suicide attempts are fatal, severely depressed, suicidal people should not be allowed to carry guns, national social work group leader says

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Heightened student marijuana use could affect campus culture, points to national trend

UW and other college students across the country using the most weed since the 1980s, could cause brain and productivity problems in adulthood

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UW extends mask mandate, booster shots now available at UHS

UW-Oshkosh, UW-Whitewater reach target 70% vaccination rate thanks to incentives, meanwhile UW-Madison extends mask mandate

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UW campus shows signs that vaccinations are best in fight against COVID-19

Despite Badger football games and crowded bar scenes, COVID-19 rates remain low in Madison, WI

Science News

As flu season approaches, UHS holds multitude of vaccine clinics

How, where to get free flu shot

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Wisconsin Republicans break party ideologies in regulating UW COVID-19 policies

Sen. Nass, GOP leaders pushing for legislature to sue UW System over their policies is antithetical to the values of higher education

State of Wisconsin

Data shows rate of COVID-19 breakthrough cases among fully vaccinated Wisconsin residents is 0.03%

'This shows the vaccines are actually even more protective than the original estimates,' UW health expert says

Science News

The Lab Report: How former UW physician scientist changed gene therapy forever, inspiring COVID-19 vaccines

From discovering how DNA translates into amino acids to challenging central dogma, UW researchers have always been at forefront of genetics, molecular biology

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