Seattle is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.98 million, and ranks as the 15th-largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle was again the fastest-growing major U.S. city, with a 3.1% annual growth rate. Seattle is the northernmost large city in the United States.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered a coronavirus testing program in Seattle to stop working. The FDA said the Bill Gates-backed program must wait for additional approval from them. According..
Carnival cruises will resume a limited number of cruises in August. According to Business Insider, the cruise giant made the announcement on Monday. Carnival will prioritize ports located in areas that..
A 13-year-old murder suspect in a Seattle, Washington, suburb told detectives he "just felt like" killing a stranger. Police say the teen followed 35-year-old Hassan Ali Hassan along a street in Burien..
An at-home coronavirus testing project in Seattle backed in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said on Saturday it was working with U.S. regulators to resume the program after being.. Reuters - Published
An at-home coronavirus testing project in Seattle backed in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation remains in limbo as U.S. regulators on Saturday announced approval of a separate home-based.. Reuters - Published
A rescue crew has cut a fishing net that had entangled a gray whale on Friday. The whale was in the Strait of San Juan de Fuca near Port Angeles, Washington, northwest of Seattle. (April 24)
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Researchers tested residents and staff at Seattle nursing home to investigate the spread of COVID-19. They went room to room performing nasal swabs on the 115 residents and all the tests came back.. USATODAY.com - Published
A woman whose mother died of the coronavirus at a Seattle-area nursing home that was ravaged by the COVID-19 outbreak filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Friday against the company that owns the.. Reuters - Published
UW Medicine, which runs hospitals and clinics around Seattle, announced changes to its mask policy after employees objected to directives that disallowed or discouraged workers from using masks when.. USATODAY.com - Published
Army Specialist Jordan Acosta thinks his family would have been more comfortable seeing him deploy to Iraq than this field hospital in the U.S. city of Seattle, one of the hardest-hit by the.. Reuters - Published
81-year-old Judie Shape tested positive for coronavirus just days after checking into the Life Care nursing home near Seattle, where three dozen people have died in one of the earliest and deadliest.. Reuters - Published
U.S. governors and mayors on Monday became more desperate in their pleas for help from the federal government to fight coronavirus as the military prepared to set up field hospitals in New York and.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. military is preparing to deploy field hospitals to New York and Seattle, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday, as he acknowledged for the first time that the global coronavirus pandemic.. Reuters - Published
A worker at Boeing Co's Everett factory outside Seattle who had the coronavirus has died, the Seattle Times reported on Sunday, citing co-workers, a union official and a Facebook post by the man's.. Reuters - Published
In a state that has seen more deaths from the coronavirus than any other, the stress has started to multiply. Jobs lost. Kids underfoot. Parents at risk. “It’s exhausting,” one woman said. NYTimes.com - Published
Fearing a critical shortage of lifesaving resources as the coronavirus spreads, Washington State is engaged in grim discussions to determine which dying patients would get priority. NYTimes.com - Published
Doctors in Seattle have been reduced to making their own face masks out of sheets of plastic, after a global shortage of medical protective gear has hit Washington state, an epicenter of the.. Reuters - Published
Passengers traveling through Seattle's international airport are noticing something unusual - no lines at ticket counters and security areas, as the COVID-19 outbreak is prompting a decline in air.. USATODAY.com - Published
Lori Spencer had an uneasy feeling after dropping her 81-year-old mother off at the Life Care Center nursing home in Kirkland, Washington on Feb. 26. She felt even worse the next day, when her mother,.. Reuters - Published
New York state opened its first drive-through coronavirus test site on Friday, following a similar experiment in Seattle. Other places are set to do the same, improving availability of tests while.. Reuters - Published
A homeless person being tested for the coronavirus wandered out of a new isolation housing facility south of Seattle, prompting alarm from neighbors who wish their town hadn’t been chosen. NYTimes.com - Published
In Seattle, the center of the U.S. outbreak, one medical center has begun screening workers for the new virus by setting up a mobile clinic in a parking lot where cars serve as isolated waiting rooms. NYTimes.com - Published
Washington state Governor Jay Inslee on Thursday ordered schools to close in three Seattle-area counties to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in a state battling the nation's deadliest outbreak. Reuters - Published
The coronavirus spurred more disruptions to U.S. daily life on Wednesday as the largest public school district in Washington state announced a two-week closure, and the governor banned public.. Reuters - Published
The Seattle-area nursing home at the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak said on Monday it had no kits to test 65 employees showing symptoms of the virus that has killed at least 13 patients at.. Reuters - Published
Like many Seattle residents, Andrew Davidoff is demanding schools close to slow the country’s deadliest coronavirus outbreak, but as in other U.S. cities school officials are resisting that, saying.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. death toll from coronavirus infections rose to 11 on Wednesday as new cases emerged around New York City and Los Angeles, while Seattle-area health officials sought to allay anxiety amid the.. Reuters - Published
Three more deaths from the coronavirus were reported by Washington state on Tuesday as the nation's largest and only fatal outbreak of the respiratory disease reached beyond the Seattle area in what.. Reuters - Published