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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