Coronavirus antibody studies and what they allegedly show have triggered fierce debates. Here Caroline Chen provides some clarity around these crucial surveys.
The CDC has warned that clearing encampments disperses homeless into the community where they may spread COVID-19, but Seattle and other cities are still conducting sweeps
The CDC recently said lower-grade surgical masks are “an acceptable alternative” to N95 masks, but critics say their use is almost certainly fueling illness among front-line health workers.
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that DNR-managed lands will reopen for public recreation on May 5.
But if distancing measures were to lift starting May 1, the model predicts a rapid rise in the rate of cases that would likely exceed recent peak levels by the end of the month.
Information about cases by ZIP code or census tract are critical to properly target resources, experts say. But not every state provides this level of detail.
Earlier this month, Inslee, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced they would be working together on their COVID-19 responses.
Inslee announces plan to allow construction projects previously underway to be completed
One by one, toward the end of March, residents of Enumclaw Health and Rehabilitation Center outside of Seattle started coming down with symptoms of COVID-19.
UW Medicine is enrolling outpatients with COVID-19 for trial of two drug regimens – hydroxychloroquine and hydroxychloroquine with azithromycin.
Anti-vaccine groups are seizing on the anti-government sentiment stoked by conservative-leaning protesters to advance their cause, critics say.
Most say they could continue to obey such stay-at-home orders for a another month or longer.
If Washington closes the deal, it will mark the second time this week that a state has gone outside the United States to procure testing supplies the federal government has been unable or unwilling to provide.
New research details how a rapid response in homeless shelters by public health experts can help protect shelter clients and staff from COVID-19.
The coronavirus pandemic has driven down revenues of many clinics, community centers and other non-hospital providers.