Washington State University is encouraging all community members to see whether they are currently eligible to receive the COVID‑19 vaccine using the State of Washington’s new Phase Finder tool.
Dozens of healthcare workers at Cougar Health Services have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine ahead of the start of Spring 2021 and the return of students to the Pullman campus.
WSU urges students, faculty and staff to closely follow the state’s latest directives for protecting public health during the holiday season.
PULLMAN — The Whitman County Health Department has confirmed the diagnosis of rubella (German measles, three-day measles) in an 18-year-old student from China. The student attended intensive language classes at Washington State University from July 7 to July 21, 2008.
Rubella is a viral illness characterized by a red rash beginning on the face and spreading to the trunk and limbs. Along with the rash there may be a low-grade fever, aching joints and swollen lymph glands, particularly behind the ears. The rash of rubella lasts for 1 to 3 days and resolves spontaneously. Many cases of infection have no apparent symptoms. There is no … » More …