Susan Michie, UCL; Chris Bullen, University of Auckland; Jeffrey V Lazarus, Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal); John N. Lavis, McMaster University; John Thwaites, Monash University; Liam Smith, Monash University; Salim Abdool Karim, Centre for the AIDS Program of Research…
Should people from Canada, which has a lower incidence of covid-19, risk mingling with people from the U.S.?
More than 85% of observed King County residents masked up in public, UW researchers find in partnership with King County and the Washington State Department of Health
Countries that prioritize the well-being of society in general have have fared better over the past year than more individualistic cultures.
. . . and paid a price
The number of people who are or soon will be eligible will continue to outpace the availability of vaccine for some time.
Another mutant strain of the coronavirus is in our community
A new University of Washington study links helpful behavior during the pandemic, such as donating medical supplies, to individuals’ feelings of connection to others
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.…
More contagious variants add to the struggle agencies already face to trace contacts, communicate with the public and vaccinate residents.
Centralized approaches by states like West Virginia and Alaska have proved to be more efficient.
“We’re seeing the consequences now of a complete and utter failure to ensure we have a full and robust vaccination system.”
Sites seek to improve access to vulnerable older residents.
Not if They’re All About Fear
“To get this pandemic under control, 16,000 adults must be vaccinated every day for six months.” — Dow Constantine