yoshihiro kawaoka

Madison is home to one of the world’s top virologists

Yoshihiro Kawaoka is studying COVID-19 at his posts at UW–Madison and the University of Tokyo.

The novel coronavirus has upped the stakes for Kawaoka and his teams in Madison and Tokyo, yet life goes on in a pandemic, even for one of the world’s leading virologists

UW Scientist Suspends Bird Flu Research

Amid public fear that bird flu viruses will escape a University of Wisconsin-Madison research laboratory, a UW scientist said Friday he is suspending his research for 60 days.Researcher Yoshihiro Kawaoka and Ron Fouchier of the Erasmus Medical Center in the…