Molecular Virologist Dr. Jesse Erasmus is part of a team at UW Medicine developing a vaccine for COVID-19. The team is one of several around the globe in the race to produce an effective vaccine at record speed.
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A look at how this communal holiday is impacted by COVID-19 this year, with stories of how people are fasting indoors and efforts to help those who are alone.
On the surface, Seattle is slumbering. As the vast majority of Washington’s citizens are homebound, the actual lived experience of others, especially the people at the front lines of the crisis, can be somewhat mysterious. But there is still a lot happening behind doors as the community struggles to respond to the virus.
Between stocking shelves and the usual “paper or plastic,” at check out, working in a supermarket can seem thankless. But, people need to eat, and in times of crisis, stores become frontlines and the employees keep them running. But, Erin Simmons says grocery workers have always known they were essential. Now everyone else knows it too.