While it is hard to quantify the exact effects of the COVID-19 mitigation efforts, reductions are almost certainly due to the COVID-19 control efforts.
At NW Fitness in Seattle, everything from a set of squats to a run on the treadmill requires a mask. Every other cardio machine is off-limits.
Armed with 9 million free flu shots from the CDC and $140 million in additional flu vaccination funding, states are taking extraordinary steps to get people inoculated.
The public is deeply skeptical about any coronavirus vaccine approved before the November election–only 42% would be willing to get a vaccine in that scenario.
With many schools opting for remote learning, pods are an agreement between families to have their kids come together in person to learn.
Deaths due to COVID-19 in King County have slowed dramatically since the early peak in April. However, COVID-19 still ranks as the 6th leading cause of deaths
Instead of treating COVID-19 patients with plasma, hospitals want to conduct a gold-standard clinical trial to determine whether the treatment actually works.
Oxfam America study ranks Washington best state — based on worker protections, healthcare and unemployment during COVID pandemic
Health departments say they currently lack the staff, money and tools to educate people about vaccines and then to administer hundreds of millions of doses.
The lack of consistent asymptomatic testing guidelines means that from state to state, county to county, a hodgepodge of strategies are being used.
The safety net providers that take all patients regardless of ability to pay have sustained enormous financial losses during the COVID-19 crisis.
Even though most schools are starting with online learning this fall, more than 30 campuses will be open for in-person health-care services.
FDA’s repeated departure from standards and long-tested and proved procedures will soon translate into a poorly considered authorization of COVID-19 vaccines.
I’m a public health researcher, and I’m dismayed that the CDC’s missteps are causing people to lose trust in a great institution
With all the news swirling around convalescent plasma, we thought we’d break it down for you.