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Tracking the seasons of pandemic response in Seattle
December 9, 2020 | High Country News | Featured: Nicole Errett View

Task force says reparations may be needed as state works toward environmental justice
December 7, 2020 | KNKX | Featured: Washington Environmental Health Disparities map developed by DEOHS and our partners View

Spit in a tube and mail it in: A new frontier in coronavirus testing
December 3, 2020 | New York Times | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

How has COVID-19 changed our behavior?
December 2, 2020 | KIRO Radio (broadcast) | Featured: Nicole Errett View

Climate change is already a disaster to health, doctors say
December 2, 2020 | The Verge | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Special report: U.S. air monitors routinely miss pollution - even refinery explosions
December 1, 2020 | Reuters | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Are bubbles safe? How to spot COVID-19 risks when dining outdoors this winter
December 1, 2020 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Fourth state confirms mink farm coronavirus outbreaks as U.S. looks to avoid Denmark’s disaster
November 30, 2020 | Washington Post | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

King County researchers want to know who is wearing a mask
November 30, 2020 | KING 5 News | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Coronavirus cases spike among Puget Sound-area transit workers
November 28, 2020 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marissa Baker View

How widespread is mask-wearing in Washington? UW study aims to find out, starting in King County
November 28, 2020 | Seattle Times | Featured: Martin A. Cohen, Marissa Baker View

How ventilation plays a role in reducing indoor spread of COVID-19
November 25, 2020 | Crosscut | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

It may look more crowded at the supermarket, but stores say they’re still playing it safe
November 24, 2020 | Boston Globe | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Opinion: We need a National Institute of Climate Change and Health
November 22, 2020 | Scientific American | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

That new study saying masks might not be effective? It has a few caveats.
November 20, 2020 | Popular Science | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View