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I barely got sentences of explanation out and owner of Taste of India calmly stopped me and said, “What do you need? I will donate it all.” My eyes welled up. As they did when I picked up all the amazing, hot food for @UWVirology tonight so staff and volunteers could eat 1/3)
before an 8-hr shift. They are processing #COVID19 tests 24/7. My car was filled, trunk, back seat and rice in passenger seat! They have the best butter chicken, you all. My car smelled amazing. “Don’t thank me. We are doing fine,” Mohammed said. But good deeds deserve a (2/3)
sincere thanks. I love this restaurant. TasteofIndiaSeattle.com THANKS!! #COVID19seattle #WeGotThisSeattle Check out my Facebook page if you’d like to donate funds to help feed healthcare workers, janitorial staff at hospitals, and lab workers processing the kits. Thanks! (end)
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PSA from a good friend of mine, a PhD in nursing & professor at U of WA School of Medicine, after working a triple shift:

“Please please please stop hoarding masks! Unless you‘re providing direct care to patients coughing in your face, YOUR MASK WILL NOT PROTECT YOU
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#COVID19
Staying home & washing your hands may protect you, but MASKS WILL NOT.

Do you know who your masks will protect? Those of us in the healthcare field who are RUNNING OUT OF MASKS because people keep stealing them from our waiting rooms & off of personal protection equipment carts.
All Seattle-area hospitals are now mask rationing because there is a critical shortage of masks here. And they are getting really hard to replace - BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE HOARDING THEM.

This means my nurses working double+ shifts get one mask per day to protect themselves.

#COVID19
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#Coronavirus UPDATE & Resources
Mar 11th 11PM EST
The🌎stats:
-126,135 =113 Countries & 🇨🇳
-4,630 have died🌎
-68,216 have recovered🌎
-80,932 Cases in 🇨🇳
-12,462 #Italy
-9,000 #Iran
-7,755 #SouthKorea
-2,284 #France
#COVID19seattle #NC #CA #MA #CT
1/11 #US #COVIDー19 Stats 👇🏾
2) #US #COVID19 Update
March 11th 11PM EST
1,311 #Coronavirus cases
373 in #Washington - most # of cases
36 states & DC have confirmed cases
339 new cases
38 have died: #WA #CA #FL #NJ #SD
👀 Community Prep Resources 👇🏾
#CoronavirusUSA #COVID19US
#NYC #Seattle #LosAngeles #OC
1) Welcome to #COVID19 Info!
Since the World Health Org has declared #COVID-19 a global pandemic, we thought it best to share some basic info starting with an infographic and our Personal Protection thread which includes a Pandemic Guide:
🔗bit.ly/39uBwY9 #Coronavirus
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1) #Coronavirus UPDATE & Resources
Mar 10th 9PM EST
The🌎stats:
-118,745 =112 Countries & China
-4,284 have died🌎
-65,740 have recovered🌎
-80,954 Cases in 🇨🇳
-10,149 #Italy
-8,042 #Iran
-7,513 #SouthKorea
-1,784 #France
#COVID19seattle #NA #CA #MA #CT
#US #COVIDー19 Stats 👇🏾
2) #US #COVID19 Update
March 10th 9PM EST
972 #Coronavirus cases
267 in #Washington
36 states & DC have confirmed cases
234 new cases
15 have recovered
28 have died: #WA #CA #FL #NJ
👀Community Prep Resources 👇🏾
#CoronavirusUSA #COVID19US
#Seattle #Houston #TX #NewJersey #NY
3) Here’s our last 2 Topic Threads:
-Personal protection: bit.ly/39uBwY9
-Understanding Community Spread: bit.ly/38DUYRg
-Here's a great graphic for teens on:
How People Get & Spread The #Coronavirus #COVID19

#SD #NE #NH #RI #VT #MA
geeksaresexy.net/2020/03/05/how…
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Updated chart to include total cases + total deaths over time.

*Based on Public Health records as of 5pm 3/9/2020. #CoronaVirusSeattle #COVID19Seattle Image
Today's update based on King County Public Health records as of 7pm 3/10/2020. #CoronaVirusSeattle #COVID19Seattle Image
Updated chart based on King County Public Health records as of 6pm 3/12/2020. #CoronaVirusSeattle #COVID19Seattle Image
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People don’t understand the single greatest risk of #COVIDー19.

It is The Pinch.

Come along with me while I explain.

#COVID19US #CoronavirusUSA #coronavirus #SARSCoV2 #COVID19seattle #Coviditalia #covid4MDs #thepinch
This will potentially affect you, your kids, you parents. They don’t even have to get sick. It all has to do with TOO MANY PATIENTS TOO SICK AT ONE TIME.
Here’s what we know. One person in a community gets sick and they infect others. Most people don’t get too sick and they get better.

They are not “safe” though. Read to the end.
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#Coronavirus UPDATE & Resources
Mar 7th 9PM EST
The🌎stats:
-105,981 = 95 Countries & China
-3,586 have died🌎
-59,916 have recovered🌎
-80,695 Cases in 🇨🇳
-7,134 #SouthKorea
-5,883 #Italy
-5,823 #Iran
-949 France
#COVID19seattle #NC #WA #CA #MA #CT
1/8 #US #COVIDー19 Stats 👇🏾
2a) #US #COVID19 Update
March 6th 9PM EST
-424 #Coronavirus cases in US
-32 states have confirmed cases
-94 new cases as of 9pm
-15 have recovered
-17 have died #WA #CA
-US Citizens in Self-quarantine: 13,900+
-See Pandemic Prep Resources 👇🏾
#CoronavirusUSA #Houston #Chicago #NJ
Below you will see 3 things:
-The number of #coronavirus cases in the 32 states w/#COVID19
-The transmission origin - nearly half is community spread followed by an infected/sick person who lived in #Westchester who then infected 54 others
-chart showing the daily # of new cases
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Kevin Connolly, whose father-in-law is at Life Care Center in Kirkland, says if this facility is safe then he wants to see Vice President Mike Pence sit inside for an hour. #coronavirus #COVID19seattle
Connolly says he hasn't seen any CDC officials here, even though families were told they arrived Saturday.

Also says there's no actual quarantine here. Patients are walking around common areas, and only loosely encouraged to stay in their rooms.
A lot of confusion right now among families who want to take loved ones out of Life Care, but don't know if they can or where to take them if they could.

Families say they want test results and clear instructions.
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Today I’m going to take you around #Seattle to show you what it’s like to be in a city impacted by #COVID but also a city that is grappling with how much of a threat the virus really is. Follow along here.
First interview with Bri
Kerry Park #seattle #COVID19 #COVID19seattle
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Living (and especially being a parent) in Seattle right now feels like we are caught in the middle of a big psych experiment and I can’t remember having signed the informed consent form??!? 🦠 🦠 🦠 #CoronaVirusSeattle #COVID19seattle
I can think of a whole bunch of federal officials who have not undergone human subjects training, in fact it appears they have undergone no training whatsoever
Some other issues with experimental design: https://t.co/VCBoxGyuzc
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1. A short #seattlecoronavirus #Covid19Seattle thread.

I would like to encourage my friends, colleagues, and neighbors in Seattle to seriously avoiding non-essential travel at this juncture, so as to slow spread to the rest of the country.
2. Current estimates based on genetic data for the known Seattle-area cases have 80 to 1500 cases locally (median around 600), with a doubling time of approximately one week barring additional control measures.

3. For context, this evening I received this decision tree from Whitman County (Pullman, WA area). Seattle is considered a heavily-impacted area. Travelers from Seattle thus ought to (1) notify the local health dept., (2) self-quarantine for 14 days, and (3) not travel further.
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1 Like many other teams, we often work together in person. As we do more remote work in light of #COVID19seattle, we're going to do more and more of our work in writing.

This poses a unique opportunity and challenge for building and sustaining a culture of belonging. Thread >
2 Whether you use e-mail, Slack, other tools, or some combination, a lot of collaboration that might have previously happened in person is likely to move to writing over the next few weeks.
3 We use video-conferencing technologies like Zoom and Slack video and we do talk live. But when we’re all in different physical locations, we’re collaborating by writing more than ever.
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HAPPY STORY ALERT: @UW @UWVirology has developed it's own #COVID19 test & expects to be testing 1k-1.5k people per day by the end of the week.

Preparation began @ end of 2019, *just in case* it reached U.S.

That decision will save lives.

Go Dawgs.

q13fox.com/2020/03/04/uw-…
They have plans to ramp up testing capacity "substantially beyond" the 1,000-1,500 per day should demand require it.

Seek to move towards a "single swab requirement" which will save resources.

#CoronavirusSeattle #Coronavirus #COVIDー19 #COVID19seattle
Can confirm, this story is bringing multiple Seattleites and UW alums to tears with pride.

#SeattleStrong #GoDawgs

I feel lucky to be a Seattleite.
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WA State Presser #COVID19seattle #COVID19

31 cases - 10 new
10 deaths - 1 new
Life Care - 2 dedicated docs to Life Care - care + staffing
All will be tested
CDC on site
+60 age or pregnant- stay home
Work from home
No large gatherings
Sick-stay home

livestream.com/accounts/28304…
#COVID19seattle COVID19 King County employee steps:
cancelling King County meetings through Mar 31
Telecommute if possible
White Center containment units in place
Seeking add'l locations to quarantine
1 mod unit InterBay + 1 N Seattle
Motel purchase is in Kent
#COVID19seattle #COVID19
Public Health recommendations to slow spread:

Distancing socially is critical
1. To reduce stress healthcare system
3. To reduce spread
New virus/no immunity
80% no serious issues
20% w/severe illness
Treatment- flu like, pneumonia, & severe lung issues
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I'm in the Seattle area. I'm also almost 66 y/o and have asthma. Because of the #COVID19seattle outbreak, I'm literally afraid to go out of my home.

I know that those who work paycheck to paycheck don't have guaranteed sick leave and thus come to work sick.

I know our 1/
#CDC has failed us. How do I know? Because I read this:

axios.com/cdc-lab-corona…

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And I see South Korea testing 10,000 people per day - even using drive through testing as an option.

In South Korea, all people have healthcare as a RIGHT.

worldometers.info/coronavirus/co…

3/
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