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LIVE: Coronavirus daily news updates, October 15: What to know about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world today

While the number of cases is dwindling across the state, all major events in Washington will soon require proof of vaccination or a negative test. Gov. Jay Inslee announced the new policy on Thursday, which applies to indoor events with more than 1,000 people and outdoor events with more than 10,000 people.

Meanwhile, US health advisories said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago should receive a half-dose booster to increase protection against the coronavirus.

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We’re updating this page with the latest news about the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the Seattle area, America, and the world. Click here to see live updates from the past day and all of our other coronavirus coverage, and here to see how we track the daily spread across Washington.

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If you are going to a large outdoor or indoor event In Washington, you will soon be required to have proof of vaccination or a recent negative test, under a new order announced yesterday. Here are the details along with what to do if you have lost your vaccination card.

Many Americans Who Received Moderna Vaccine One should get a booster shot, US health advisers recommended yesterday, but they moved away from a “let it rip” approach for everyone. Today they are focusing on who should get the Johnson & Johnson booster.

The cruise industry says it is safer than other vacations. But “the devil is in the details,” say COVID-19 experts, explaining which details matter most.

Was this our last COVID-19 surge? There are reasons for optimism, although patterns that defy explanation should serve as a “wake up call,” say the scientists.

One of the world’s toughest quarantine arrangements Finally coming to an end. “We can’t live here in a hermit kingdom,” says one official as a nation moves away from its famous quarantine hotels.

A new mother died of COVID-19 before the baby registry could be made. A nurse – and hundreds of strangers – came forward to help baby Carmen and her stunned father.

—Chris Higginson

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