Video & transcript: COVID-19 media briefing

King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin held a media briefing on October 13, 2022, to share information and take questions about COVID-19, updated boosters for adults and children, and the local monkeypox outbreak.

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Video & Transcript: Press briefing with Dr. Duchin & Dr. Friedly on COVID-19 and long COVID

On July 14, 2022, Public Health – Seattle & King County’s Health Officer, Dr. Jeff Duchin was joined by Dr. Janna Friedly of UW Medicine’s Post-COVID Rehabilitation and Recovery Clinic to discuss long-COVID, including impacts and resources. Dr. Duchin also provided an update on current COVID-19 trends. A transcript of the briefing is now available, […]

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Video & Transcript: Media Briefing on Presumptive Monkeypox Case

King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin held a media briefing on May 23, 2022, to share information about a presumptive case of monkeypox in King County and answer reporters’ questions. A transcript of the briefing is now available, and the video of the briefing is below. Originally published May 24, 2022.

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Video: Dr. Jeff Duchin’s COVID-19 press briefing – August 27, 2021

During his August 27 press briefing, Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin provided context around “breakthrough cases” and how risk changes for vaccinated people compared to unvaccinated people. As shown in the graph above, in the recent Delta surge, the age-adjusted rate of cases among people who are not fully vaccinated increased from 7 daily cases/100,000 […]

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