Research scientist Kiel Shuey, at UW Medicine South Lake Union Research Campus, uses blood samples to test for antibody responses, a way to predict if certain patients are at higher risk of getting severely ill. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times, file)
Kiel Shuey, research scientist, uses blood samples to test for antibody responses to predict if certain patients may have higher risk of getting severely ill at UW Medicine South Lake Union Research Campus. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times, file)
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Donors, including Bezos, Ballmer and Allen families, give $20 million for coronavirus testing, research at UW

A who's-who of wealthy people and foundations with ties to the Pacific Northwest — along with more than 3,000 individual donors — have given more than $20 million to boost UW Medicine's coronavirus testing and research.  WATCH Updated