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The research team wants to use a more holistic approach to determine where resources should be put to fight disease at a larger level.

WSU researchers develop way to measure diseases in cows

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

WSU researchers are measuring the impact of common diseases in dairy cows to develop more effective treatments and preventative measures. The team is developing a metric similar to one that is currently...

A team of researchers is studying different treatments to kill the bacteria that causes a disease in carrot seeds. The disease is not harmful to people who eat the crop, but carrots cannot produce enough nutrients if they are infected with it.

WSU researcher fights harmful pathogen in carrot seeds

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter February 4, 2021

A WSU researcher and a university alumnus are working on a team to prevent the growth of a bacterial pathogen in carrot seed crops. Bacterial blight is a seed-borne disease in carrots that is prevalent...

There are three types of vaccines: live-attenuated, inactivated and recombinant. Vaccines protect people from contracting preventable diseases like the measles.

Science Explained: How do vaccines work?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen deputy news editor June 10, 2020

As many states begin to reopen, the development of a COVID-19 vaccine has been an important topic of discussion, but many people wonder: what exactly is in a vaccine that helps humans develop immunity? Types...

Researchers at WSU's CHaSE Lab created an interactive map that shows what areas of Washington are most vulnerable to COVID-19.

Vulnerability index examines factors contributing to COVID-19

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen deputy news editor April 16, 2020

WSU researchers at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane developed a vulnerability index that shows which areas in Washington state are particularly at risk for COVID-19. Pablo Monsivais,...

Interim Provost Bryan Slinker speaks at a town hall regarding coronavirus on Tuesday afternoon in the Food Science and Human Nutrition building. He says officials are still deciding whether to hold online classes.

COVID-19 TOWN HALL

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen deputy news editor March 11, 2020

WSU administrators held a town hall meeting to address the possibility of transitioning to online classes and ways to address race-based harassment stemming from COVID-19 on Tuesday. Bonnie de Vries,...

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