Read about medical advances and research in Seattle and worldwide. Topics include treatments; surgery; diseases such as Zika; studies of the human brain, heart and cancer; mental health; drugs and vaccinations; and Medicare, the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Institutions include the Hutch, UW Medicine, Harborview, Virginia Mason, Group Health and Swedish.
The federal allocation of COVID-19 vaccine hasn't expanded significantly, and until it does, hospitals and clinics are going to continue to see demand outsize supply. “We just don’t have enough vaccine for all the sites," a public health official said.