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Signs of an ‘October Vaccine Surprise’ Alarm Career Scientists

President Donald Trump has the legal power to authorize a COVID vaccine over the objections of the Food and Drug Administration and vaccine manufacturers. Such a move could further erode public trust in a vaccine and foist an unsafe shot on Americans.

Students’ Mass Migration Back to College Gets a Failing Grade

Epidemiologists and disease modelers tried to predict what would happen when students moved back to campus. Although some universities listened to their advice, that didn’t stop outbreaks from happening.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

1,083 Skagit Cases (+4)
<50 Cases in ZIP 98221

96 Hospitalizations (-1)
22 Deaths (+0)
36,126 Tests
NA% Positive

82,848 Cases Statewide (+300)
7,296 Hospitalizations (+34)

2,055 Deaths Statewide (+18)

Updated 5:00 pm September 21, 2020.

Our Coronavirus page is updated each morning.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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