Health inspections regularly turn up lapses in infection control at nursing homes, which are cited more than any other type of deficiency.
Experts say only a handful of states have done the work necessary to prepare for such worst-case scenarios.
This is a critical moment in the growing outbreak of COVID-19 in King County and these measures can potentially impact the spread of the disease, officials say.
Most of the pandemics have at least one thing in common: They began their deadly work in Asia or Africa. The reasons why may surprise you.
In addition, seven new COVID-19 cases confirmed in King County, raising total number of cases to be identified in the county to 21.
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Parents are understandably concerned. But keep in mind that comparatively few children have tested positive for the virus, and deaths in children are rare.
It has been three months since the first cases of a new coronavirus appeared in China, but we still don’t know some basic information about this outbreak.
New case is a female in her 40s, currently hospitalized with underlying health conditions. Man in his 40s hospitalized at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, has died.
King County confirms four new COVID-19 cases, bringing overall total in the county to 14. King County will purchase motel to house patients needing isolation.
Second Death Near Seattle Adds to Signs Virus Is Spreading in U.S. Wash. state nursing home placed on lockdown. Stop buying masks -and stop touching your face!
Coronavirus infections at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, Washington, has left one resident dead and 4 others hospitalized, with 3 in critical condition
All of these newly identified cases are among residents of LifeCare, the skilled nursing facility in Kirkland that was previously identified to have two associated cases.
It’s hard to conceive a more efficient way to spread infectious disease than flying millions of people around the world in crowded airplanes.
First, people need to be prepared for their daily life to be affected by public health measures that are put into place to try to limit the spread of the virus.