It’s been a tough road during COVID, with his operating room being converted into a COVID intensive care unit during his time at the heart of the pandemic in New York.
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — The Dalai Lama, the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, was administered the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine on March 6 at a hospital in the north Indian hill town of Dharmsala. After receiving the injection, he urged people to come forward, be brave and get vaccinated. “In order to prevent some […]
An online briefing by county and state health officials for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders on Feb. 10 led to an outpouring of frustration for failed, incomplete, and tardy efforts to address inequities in vaccine distribution.
At first, everything seemed to go wrong as Fu Chen Ming-yue, 91, waited for her shot. The Seattle Fire Department, which would administer the vaccine, was over one hour late (they were delayed at another site).
Kin On Kin On was the first nursing home in Washington to implement a “no visitors” allowed policy at the beginning of the pandemic. Despite the challenges, the Kin On team has provided seamless support to the most vulnerable population, upholding the CMS five-star nursing home quality rating, providing uninterrupted in-home care and social services […]
Last week, in a stunning broadening of policy, Washington state officials said they would vaccinate all people over 70 early this year.
“We are ready to go,” Gov. Jay Inslee said during last Sunday’s news conference, referring to the COVID-19 vaccine. “We believe that we can take our first shipments hopefully tomorrow and the first vaccinations start in our state safely as early as Tuesday.” The day after this press conference, 3,900 doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine […]
The news that a deadly virus was rapidly spreading in China seemed daunting enough, but the fact that the first reports of it in the United States was in the Seattle area was of deep concern.
The South Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act passed the House of Representatives on Sept. 29.
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