Seattle, WA Coronavirus Updates & News For February 28

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One dose was 85% protected from the most serious COVID-19 disease, according to the FDA.

This file photo dated Dec. 2, 2020, provided by Johnson & Johnson, shows vials containing the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.

This file photo dated Dec. 2, 2020, provided by Johnson & Johnson, shows vials containing the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. (Johnson & Johnson via AP)

WASHINGTON – The US is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday approved a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. Read more

Kirkland, WA |
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A year ago, King County announced the nation’s first known COVID-19 death on Sunday. Now officials see a way to return to normal.

SEATTLE – King County will hit another dismal milestone this weekend. This is a year since the first COVID-19 outbreak was identified in the US and the earliest deaths related to a virus that would kill more than 500,000 people nationwide were mourned …. Read more

Renton, WA |
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Washington’s latest situation report contains a lot of good news, but officials say it also underscores the need for continued security measures.

OLYMPIA, WA – The Department of Health released a new situation report on Friday showing a continued decline in coronavirus transmission in Washington over the past few weeks. However, health officials say it’s too early to breathe a sigh of relief. … Continue reading