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90-year-old Geneva Wood, who recovered from coronavirus. She is seen here hugging her daughter, Cami.

A 90-year-old woman in Washington state recovered from the coronavirus, and she credits family, God, and potato soup

Family members of 90-year-old COVID-19 patient Geneva Wood were called to the hospital to say their goodbyes. After seeing them, she recovered.

Half the residents who tested positive for the coronavirus in a Washington nursing home did not yet have symptoms, but they were highly contagious

Half of COVID-19 cases at a care home were asymptotic. That may mean up to half of contagious patients may not be caught, per a new CDC report.

Trump tells Fox News he doesn’t think areas need 30,000 to 40,000 ventilators. New York has more than 37,000 COVID-19 cases and 380 deaths.

"A lot of equipment is being asked for that I don't think they will need," President Donald Trump told Fox News' Sean Hannity.
Various N95 respiration masks at a laboratory of 3M, that has been contracted by the U.S. government to produce extra marks in response to the country's novel coronavirus outbreak, in Maplewood, Minnesota, U.S. March 4, 2020.

Target is apologizing after selling coveted N95 masks to the public while health care workers across the country run out

Washington state officials "stepped in" after learning that Target stores were selling the masks while health care workers are suffering shortages.

Washington state bore the brunt of the US’s testing problems. It now has a third of all coronavirus deaths in the country — here’s a...

As the site of one of the most severe outbreaks in the US, Washington is seeing the consequences of the US's testing blunders and delays.

Inmates in a prison with a coronavirus case say they’re not allowed basic cleaning supplies and are worried about elderly inmates

One prisoner said inmates were told to protect themselves from coronavirus by putting socks over the communal phone receivers before making calls.
Bill Gates.

Bill Gates has warned of an impending pandemic for years. Here’s how he’s dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.

In a 2017 op-ed article, Bill Gates said the next epidemic could be "a super contagious and deadly strain of the flu," adding that we aren't ready.
Jesse Todd (L-R) of Mill Creek, Washington walks his kids, Ian, 15, Benjamin, 13, Claire, 10, and Leah (not pictured), 6, with books checked out at the Seattle Public Library Central Branch before all Seattle libraries close until at least April 13 and the kids prepare to stay home from school until April 27 because of the Coronavirus, in Seattle, Washington.

Seattle will give $800 grocery store vouchers to over 6,000 families affected by the coronavirus lockdown

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced a program that will provide $5 million worth of grocery vouchers to families impacted by coronavirus lockdowns.

LIVE UPDATES: Joe Biden wins the Washington Democratic primary, see results here

Biden has been called as the winner of the Washington primary almost a week after voting, officially sweeping five out of the six March 10 primary contests.

7 US states are setting up drive-through coronavirus testing stations. Trump said Americans can expect to see more soon.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Minnesota, New York, Texas, and Washington have opened drive-through stations to test more people for coronavirus.