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WSU will collect wastewater samples to detect the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in Pullman.

Local hospital discusses expansion of taxing district, COVID-19 testing

ALISON PLUNKETT, Evergreen reporter January 9, 2021

The Pullman Regional Hospital Board of Commissioners voted to explore expanding the hospital’s taxing district based on community input and discussed COVID-19 testing methods during their Jan. 6 meeting. Board...

Milk-producing animals, such as zebu cattle, are especially susceptible to East Coast Fever. Researchers at the Animal Health Innovation Lab in Nairobi, Kenya, hope to develop more readily available vaccines and diagnostic testing for the disease.

WSU lab in Kenya to focus on East Coast fever

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter October 1, 2020

WSU’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health received $6 million to establish an Animal Health Innovation Lab in Nairobi, Kenya, aimed at solving food insecurity and malnutrition problems.  Researchers...

Scientists do not fully understand how bats have so many viruses that can spill over to humans, a WSU researcher says. When humans contract a virus from bats, it can cause disease and death.

Bats must be studied more to understand transmission of viruses, researchers say

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 20, 2020

In a literature review, WSU researchers determined bats must be studied more. This is because scientists do not know enough about how to lessen the threats they pose to human health.  When bat viruses...

WSU researchers are using computational epidemiology to model the spread of COVID-19.

Researchers use math, computers to model spread of COVID-19

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter June 8, 2020

Eric Lofgren and other researchers in his lab at WSU are using computational epidemiology — a combination of computer simulations and complex mathematics — to model the spread of diseases, like COVID-19,...

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