Public Health Insider, Public Health – Seattle & King County One of the most important steps we can take in slowing the spread of COVID-19 is for anyone who has had close contact with an infected person to get tested…
Now is not the time to give up. If we are lax we will fatten the curve, not flatten it. The smart thing to do is to wait this out until we have a vaccine.
The nation’s pandemic hotspots have shifted to rural communities, overwhelming small hospitals that are running out of beds or lack enough intensive care units.
COVID-19 case numbers in western Washington counties are climbing at an alarming rate, near or beyond previous peaks in some areas.
How the world’s greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president and the capitulation of its own leaders.
Rates flat — but higher in eastern Washington.
History suggests diseases fade but are almost never truly gone. The plague, which caused the Black Death, still pops up.
At our current level of COVID-19 transmission, DOH guidance recommends distance learning for the vast majority of students.
Sceptics aren’t all the same
Being outdoors doesn’t mean you’re safe from COVID-19 – a White House event showed what not to do
One in three of symptomatic adults who tested positive for COVID-19 said they had not returned to their usual state of health 2 to 3 weeks after their tests.
The way we train our immune systems now to respond to SARS-CoV-2 could impact how well our bodies can respond to future coronaviruses.
Anti-vaccine conspiracy theories and misinformation campaigns have gained traction. The history of these movements help explain why they are often effective.
The rapid increase in cases from 2 in early September to more than 160 now shows that COVID-19 spreads readily in the shared housing common on Greek Row.
These symptoms, called “post-viral fatigue syndrome”, have been reported by sufferers of many viral diseases including influenza, SARS, and now COVID-19.