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.
Enrollment in baccalaureate nursing programs increased nearly 6%.
In Los Angeles County and around the country, doctors have had to decide who gets a lifesaving COVID-19 treatment and who doesn’t.
If you already got your first shot, it’s time to start thinking about getting your second one.
Letter calls for stronger action to protect high-risk workers from airborne exposure to the coronavirus
About 1 in 3 people with COVID-19 will have symptoms that last longer than the typical two weeks.
Kirsty Short, The University of Queensland Australia has recently seen SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) escape several times from hotel quarantine, including in Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne. These incidents have been particularly concerning because they involved people infected with…