infectious disease

Guy Palmer testifies before Washington Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee

Dr. Guy Palmer, who co‑led and coordinated WSU’s response to COVID‑19, testified today before the Washington Senate committee on the lessons learned so far during the pandemic and those that are still being learned.

Palmer standing outside the main entrance of the Global Animal Health building.

WSU flu outbreak provides rare study material

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – Five years ago this month, one of the first U.S. outbreaks of the H1N1 virus swept through the Washington State University campus, striking some 2,000 people. A WSU math and biology professor has used a trove of data gathered at the time to gain insight into […]

WSU veterinary researcher awarded professorship

  PULLMAN – Douglas R. Call, associate professor in WSU’s Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology Department, is the first recipient of the Caroline Engle Distinguished Professor in Research on Infectious Diseases. Call’s distinguished professorship will span four years.   “It’s always an honor when colleagues recognize the value of our work,” said Call, a molecular epidemiologist who […]