Archived Facts

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12/02/2020

The CDC has changed their recommended self quarantine length from 14 days to just 7-10 days after exposure. 7 days after a negative test or 10 days after no test.

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12/01/2020

There was a COVID-19 response media briefing today. Local health officials answered questions regarding the state of COVID-19 in Washington state. Click on the source to view the video.

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11/30/2020

Moderna's is applying for emergency approval for their vaccine. In late stage trials the vaccine was shown to be 94% effective for all cases and 100% effective in preventing severe cases.

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11/29/2020

President elect Joe Biden is adding 3 new members to his coronavirus task force. Jane Hopkins, a bedside nurse with extensive experience; Jim Jill, an executive director at a Navajo non-profit focused in the health industry, and David Michaels, an epidemiologist who worked under the Obama administration.

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11/28/2020

A CDC model determined that the number of cases in the US could be approaching almost 100 million soon. The model indicated that 84% of the population was still at risk.

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11/27/2020

On December 10th CDC advisors will be voting on who will be getting the Coronavirus vaccine first. Most likely, health care workers and especially susceptible people will be the first to receive the vaccine.

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11/26/2020

Pfizer could send out 6.4 million vaccine doses around mid December. The first shots could be distributed near the end of 2020.