By Peggy Perkins, Honors College PULLMAN, Wash. – Vaccine development to combat infections transmitted by ticks, mosquitoes and other insects will be discussed by award-winning researcher Wendy Brown, Washington State University regents professor of immunology, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in Honors Hall 110.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Health & Wellness Services will provide flu vaccines to students, faculty/staff and members of the WSU community at outreaches scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 4, at the CUB. The vaccine will not be given to those who are pregnant or under age 18.
Stepping through the doors into Clark Annex, you get the sense of a well-run farming operation. The dark green and aluminum interior comes complete with a grain bin rising through the ceiling. Jerry Reeves – one of eight research scientists housed here – spends his days appropriately studying ways to improve the ranching industry. Though […]
Health and Wellness has diagnosed more than 50 cases of influenza throughout the week, and there are likely many more cases out there, said Dr. Bruce Wright, director of Health and Wellness Services. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses and can […]
The flu season has arrived, and with it comes some precautions to keep local residents flu-free.Dr. Timothy Moody, Whitman County health officer, said there is a flu vaccine available, although vaccine deliveries are arriving to the Palouse slowly. Moody suggests checking with health care providers, WSU Health and Wellness Center, or the Whitman County Health […]
PULLMAN — Disease researchers in Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine have been awarded more than $1.8 million from the Wellcome Trust. The funding will be used to continue vaccine development for animal diseases that severely limit health, nutrition and economic growth in poorer countries. The Wellcome Trust is the world’s second largest non-governmental […]
Due to the national flu vaccine shortage, WSU Health and Wellness Services has no flu vaccine available.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended available influenza vaccinations be administered to priority groups only. Priority or high-risk groups include children under two years old, adults over 65 years, anyone with underlying chronic medical conditions, pregnant women, […]
More than 1,340 fall semester students have been vaccinated in the past several weeks as part of a new annual campaign to prevent or limit future outbreaks of meningitis at Washington State University. The information and vaccination campaign, launched early this summer by WSU’s Health and Wellness Services, hopes to attract as many as 4,000 […]
A Washington State University student was diagnosed on Sunday with meningococcemia, a bacterial infection of the blood that is caused by the same organism as meningococcal meningitis. The student, a 19-year-old male freshman member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, was admitted to Stevens Memorial Hospital in Edmonds with rash, joint pains and swelling of the […]