The number of people who are or soon will be eligible will continue to outpace the availability of vaccine for some time.
Nearly half the states have or are planning to launch a digital contact tracing system, but critics say the technology has overemphasized privacy at the cost of usefulness.
Will the antibodies we make after being infected with or vaccinated protect us against future viral variants?
But the vaccines still work well against it
Another mutant strain of the coronavirus is in our community
Genetic vaccines, wearable tech and new ways to discover drugs.
A new University of Washington study links helpful behavior during the pandemic, such as donating medical supplies, to individuals’ feelings of connection to others
After COVID-19 hospitalizations peaked, the number of Texans dependent on home oxygen equipment was at “an all-time high” when a winter storm overwhelmed the state’s power grid, leaving many struggling for air.
4 common questions answered
What the discovery of new COVID-19 variants means for Washington
The short answer is no. You can still get infected after you’ve been vaccinated. But your chances of getting seriously ill are almost zero.
The B.1.351 variant, initially identified in South Africa, has been detected in Washington State.
Public Health Insider, Public Health – Seattle & King County A variant strain of the coronavirus that was first identified in South Africa has been detected in King County. The B.1.351 variant was identified through genomic sequencing at the UW Medicine Virology Laboratory on Feb.…
$714 million goes to assistance for K-12 schools, $618 million for public health’s response; and $365 million for emergency eviction, rental and utility assistance.
Fatigue, a loss of smell and taste, and other problems can continue for several months after the acute infection.