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October 22, 2022

The General Election is nigh

Friends — First, some exciting news: WCA has two new staff members! Alma, WIRF Program Coordinator Alma Aguilar (she/her) joins our team after previously working as a legal assistant, helping…
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September 23, 2022

IS the pandemic over?

Friends— President Biden stirred up a small controversy last week when he said “the pandemic is over” in a 60 Minutes interview. In the next sentence, he clarified, “COVID is…
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September 15, 2022

Solving COVID’s largest mysteries

Friends—This Endemic will touch on three mysteries, new and old, prompted by the pandemic. Most importantly, the improved Fall boosters that offer better protection against Omicron are here!!! 🙏 COVID-19 And…
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September 12, 2022

Celebrate with us!

Friends — There's several items we want to update you on with extremely varying emotions. We'll lead with the good news first: ✊ We're unionized!!! It feels rare to see…
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September 6, 2022

Snort This!

Friends— After we cover Washington’s latest COVID-19 trends, we’ll dive into a potentially powerful tool in our fight against COVID: nasal vaccines. Right now, vaccines are an injection of mRNA…
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July 28, 2022

Distrust and COVID

Friends — In our last Endemic, we covered how boosters (1st and 2nd) are effective at reducing serious illness. Thanks to recent reporting from the Washington Post, we now know we’re likely to…