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Tag Archives: Health

GeekWire 200 update: Health tech and B2C startups rise up rankings of top PNW companies

The ongoing global pandemic is rewriting the startup playbook. Some companies have accelerated growth plans, many pivoted or reduced staff, and others are cautiously charging ahead. In the latest update of the GeekWire 200, our ranking of the Pacific Northwest’s privately-held tech startups, health benefits platform Accolade (previously ranked No. 7) graduated from the list…

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Health officials advise people to work at home, postpone gatherings to slow spread of coronavirus

An artist’s conception shows microscopic coronavirus particles. (CDC Illustration) As the coronavirus epidemic widens, public health officials in Seattle-King County are recommending that people work at home if possible — and that large gatherings of people should be postponed if feasible. The recommendations were issued today in an advisory that also updated the statistics for…

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Top Seattle-area health official worries COVID-19 could spread across country as states reopen

A genomic analysis of the novel coronavirus shows the relationship among different strains in different parts of the country, demonstrating how it spreads from one region to another. (Nextstrain Graphic) COVID-19 knows no borders, and as several US states start to reopen their economies following extended shutdowns, officials in Seattle and Washington state are concerned…

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