New COVID cases are up 86% from a week ago as the Omicron variant tightens its grip.
Epidemiologists call travel bans politically motivated and ineffective as more cases are detected in Europe.
The WHO is expected to name the heavily mutated variant Nu as health officials call it a "matter of concern."
The most serious threat this winter isn't incremental staff cuts, it's Delta Plus.
Washingtonians look ahead to Monday when they'll learn the true impact of the state vaccine mandate.
More than 71% of all eligible Washingtonians are fully vaccinated and 77.6% have received at least one dose.
New cases and hospitalizations drift downward and the state vaccine mandate deadline is just a week away.
Phase 3 study shows Emory University developed molnupiravir cuts COVID hospitalizations and deaths in half.