“Why can’t we figure out what’s contributing to the recent spread? It is very simple,” says UW epidemiologist Ali Mokdad. “No access to data.”
“We are still at great risk for significant growth as the virus continues to spread in Washington state,” says Washington’s Secretary of Health John Wiesman.
Extension applies to workers for King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties, the cities of Everett, Kenmore, Redmond, Seattle, Shoreline, and Tacoma, and the Port of Seattle and Port of Everett.
Many employees, mostly lower-wage and minority workers in essential jobs, are calling lawyers to complain about the waivers.
Coronavirus is about 0.08 micrometers across. The weaves a typical cloth face cloth has gaps about 1,000 times bigger. Still a homemade mask can help.
Middle-aged Americans have worse health than their English counterparts—and the difference in health between rich and poor is much larger in the U.S.
Face masks are now required in any indoor setting outside of your home (not just public buildings).
We’re all tired of fighting this virus. But, we’re losing our momentum in our battle with COVID-19. This means more restrictions on businesses and gatherings.
Socioeconomic and demographic variables, especially education, income, and race, were strongly associated with life expectancy, the study found.
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The absence of the data will make it harder for health and public officials, as well as the general public, to understand how the virus is spreading.
Younger people are less likely to be hospitalized or die of COVID-19, but they circulate more while carrying the disease, and their cases are harder to trace
If you see a bat, do not touch it!!
In marketing, the shorthand for selling a product or service is “the four Ps”: product, promotion, price and place. Health campaigns can take the same approach,
There are tales that people who talk to contact tracers will be sent to “FEMA camps” — a rumor so prevalent that officials in Washington state had to debunk it.