EXCLUSIVE: Questions for Ann Collier, MD on her latest study on a COVID-19 treatment

EXCLUSIVE: Questions for Ann Collier, MD on her latest study on a COVID-19 treatment

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott As we announced last week, Dr. Ann Collier, well known AIDS researcher and Director of the UW AIDS Clinical Trials Unit is heading up a new study for a potential COVID-19 treatment. I had a chance to chat with Dr. Collier via email earlier this week. …

New HRC research brief – “Supporting Safety of LGBTQ Children and Youth: Risk Factors of Child Abuse and Neglect during COVID-19”

New HRC research brief – “Supporting Safety of LGBTQ Children and Youth: Risk Factors of Child Abuse and Neglect during COVID-19”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailIn a groundbreaking new issue brief, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation summarized how LGBTQ people could face disproportionate economic and health risks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As the virus continues to affect communities across the globe, growing attention has been given to the safety risks facing children and youth. …

For many LGBTI communities, there is no shelter in place

For many LGBTI communities, there is no shelter in place

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Urooj Arshad – Freedom House A few days ago I attended a Facebook Live session in which transgender leaders in Pakistan were discussing the devastating impact of COVID-19 on their communities. As a queer Pakistani woman with deep ties to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) …

FIRST LOOK: Amazon Transforms Operations in Response to COVID-19. See How the Company is Protecting Associates During the Pandemic to Keep Delivering for You.

FIRST LOOK: Amazon Transforms Operations in Response to COVID-19. See How the Company is Protecting Associates During the Pandemic to Keep Delivering for You.

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Millions of people who are staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic rely on Amazon to deliver essential items for their families. The company has transformed its global operations to keep its associates healthy and safe and still able to keep packages flowing. Go inside one of the company’s …

Mary’s Place Opens Washington State’s Largest Family Shelter Within Amazon’s Seattle HQ – Providing Safe and Supportive Housing for Hundreds of Family Members Experiencing Homelessness Amid COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Mary’s Place Opens Washington State’s Largest Family Shelter Within Amazon’s Seattle HQ – Providing Safe and Supportive Housing for Hundreds of Family Members Experiencing Homelessness Amid COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mary’s Place and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced today that the Mary’s Place Family Center in The Regrade, a one-of-a-kind, permanent family shelter built inside an Amazon office building with capacity for up to 200 moms, dads, and children experiencing homelessness each night, is now open. The shelter, which began …

UW ACTU seeks 2,000 patients for potential new COVID-19 treatment

UW ACTU seeks 2,000 patients for potential new COVID-19 treatment

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailA study is now enrolling participants to determine whether a treatment combining a low dose of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin can prevent hospitalization and death in people with COVID-19. Dr. Ann Collier, professor of medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington School of Medicine, explains …

With wide-ranging support, Rep. Jayapal introduces Paycheck Recovery Act to keep workers in their jobs, stop mass unemployment, and deliver direct relief to businesses of all sizes

With wide-ranging support, Rep. Jayapal introduces Paycheck Recovery Act to keep workers in their jobs, stop mass unemployment, and deliver direct relief to businesses of all sizes

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE  – US Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, introduced HR 6918, the Paycheck Recovery Act, today as a policy solution that delivers working people immediate relief and certainty while matching the scale of the current public health and economic crisis. The Paycheck Recovery Act …

Durkan Digest: Permanently opening neighborhood streets to help families get outside

Durkan Digest: Permanently opening neighborhood streets to help families get outside

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE – We are in a marathon and not a sprint with COVID-19. Until we have a vaccine and treatment, we will continue to be in our fight against the spread of the virus. Responding to this pandemic has changed the way our communities live, work, and play, and …

44 Washington state legislators urge state’s congressional delegation to support the Paycheck Guarantee Act as a direct way to end America’s devastating mass unemployment crisis

44 Washington state legislators urge state’s congressional delegation to support the Paycheck Guarantee Act as a direct way to end America’s devastating mass unemployment crisis

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE – Following news that the national unemployment rate had hit its highest level since the Great Depression as more than 20.5 million jobs were lost in one month alone, 44 state legislators from across Washington wrote to the state’s congressional delegation urging them to support the Paycheck Guarantee …

Murray on Trump administration’s COVID-19 response: President Trump “failed and continues to fail”

Murray on Trump administration’s COVID-19 response: President Trump “failed and continues to fail”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, DC – Today, US Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, delivered opening remarks at a HELP Committee hearing on the COVID-19 crisis and the need to improve testing. In her remarks, Sen. Murray sharply criticized the Trump administration …