Washington healthcare providers had given more than 2 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine since Monday since mid-December. This is a significant milestone in the further course of government vaccination. As spring approaches, colleges across the country are reducing or canceling the spring break entirely to prevent parties that could spread the virus.
Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control announced on Monday that Americans who have been fully vaccinated will be able to meet with other vaccinated individuals indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing.
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When you get your vaccine, the CDC has a message for you: You can meet with other vaccinated people indoors without a mask or social distancing. The new guide, which also covers how to socialize with unvaccinated people (such as grandchildren), is a hopeful look to the next phase of the pandemic. Here’s a quick look at what vaccinated people should and shouldn’t do.
Does the CDC guide mean a goodbye for you? We’d love to tell these happy stories and hope you share them.
Women report worse side effects after vaccination, At least in part due to differences in the immune systems of men and women.
The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and the Port Angeles School District created a unique learning center in the aftermath of the pandemic that wraps children into normalcy and helps improve their grades. Now they plan to keep it open beyond the pandemic. Look in here; The photos are very beautiful.
The “happiest place on earth” is terribly unhappy for workers these days. Disney World employees are spat at, yelled at, and pushed as they try to enforce COVID-19 safety rules.
– Kris Higginson
9:39 p.m., March 8, 2021
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