The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

mRNA from the COVID-19 vaccine is a set of molecular instructions. Cells use it to create SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins, which are not infectious. Then the body can make antibodies specific to the pathogen.

Science Explained: What does a booster shot do for immunity?


Booster shots for Pfizer and Moderna are approved for people with underlying conditions or those in high-risk settings. However, many people stumble across the same question: What exactly is a booster...

Students living on the WSU Pullman campus can get a vaccine just by showing their CougarCard to Cougar Health Services, said Jill Creighton, dean of students and associate vice president of Campus Life.

WSU experts address student COVID-19 vaccine concerns 

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 23, 2021

WSU hosted a student Q&A session covering frequent concerns and questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday evening. The session was held via Zoom and featured a panel of experts knowledgeable...

Pullman Regional Hospital will administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at its upcoming clinics. Those over 18 years old are eligible.

Guide: How to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Pullman 

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine appointments are filling up quickly as vaccine eligibility expanded April 15 to all individuals over 16 years old in Washington state.   As of April 20, Whitman County has administered...

The outdoor event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. April 22 at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.

Mobile vaccination unit set to administer 500 COVID-19 vaccines 

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2021

The Washington State Department of Health’s Team 6 Mobile Vaccination Unit will host a one-day COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Whitman County April 22.  The outdoor event will take place from noon...

The COVID-19 virus likely cannot infect breast milk, so breastfeeding is probably not risky. Now, researchers are studying possible vaccine side effects in breastfeeding women.

Mothers pass SARS antibodies to babies in milk

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter February 25, 2021

Breastfeeding mothers who have COVID-19 are unlikely to give their infants the virus, discovered researchers from WSU, the University of Idaho and other universities nationwide. The research team began...

Jill Harvey and her team at Prevention NW set up local clinics to administer Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.

WSU alumna’s business administers COVID-19 vaccines

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter January 19, 2021

A WSU alumna expanded her business to meet the state’s COVID-19 vaccination needs, administering about 500 doses since December. Jill Harvey graduated from WSU in 2004 with a doctorate in pharmacy....

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