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Live: Daily Coronavirus News Updates, October 27: What You Need To Know Today About COVID-19 In The Seattle Area, Washington State And Around The World

The City of Seattle is opening a new COVID-19 vaccination clinic in West Seattle for people who have not yet received the vaccine, people eligible for revaccination, and children aged 5 to 11 when they become eligible. Over the coming weeks, the clinic at Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way SW will be open most Fridays from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. You can schedule appointments, more information can be found. available at seattle.gov/mayor/covid-19/vaccinations.

Meat processing giant Tyson Foods of Springdale, Arkansas says more than 96% of its workers were vaccinated before the company’s November 1 deadline. Tyson, who has long struggled with a shortage of workers, said employees who did not get vaccinated by the company’s deadline would be fired, but that former employees would be happy to return if they did get vaccinated later.

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How to choose a booster shot: There are plenty of options now that federal officials have decided that vaccines can be “mixed and matched”. They didn’t make specific recommendations as to which ones, but the research does provide useful clues. See if you are eligible for revaccination when new vaccination clinics become available in King County.

Vaccines for children 5-11 years old FDA approval is expected within days after expert consultants voted yesterday that the benefits outweigh the risks. Here’s what’s next. In the meantime, pediatricians recommend six ways to prepare a child for coronavirus infection at school.

Over 1,400 Washington children lost a new report says parents or grandparents are infected with COVID-19. We are just seeing the beginning of the effects of these “new losses,” say hospital workers who pay special attention to children.

Vaccination rates in Idaho are very low placing it above just one other US state. But Idaho County is a major exception – in fact, it is more vaccinated than King County, Washington.

—Chris Higginson

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