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Gov. Jay Inslee appears on CBS program "Face the Nation" on Sunday, March 8, 2020 to discuss social distancing measures that could be ahead for slowing the spread of coronavirus in Washington state.
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Increasingly restrictive rules as Washington fights to control coronavirus’ spread

After the weekend’s closures and the suggested restrictions on gatherings, what next? An update with a virologist on what’s changed in the past couple of weeks. And if you wanted to be tested: where should you turn?

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Mike Baker on extraordinary measures

All restaurants, bars, and recreational facilities in the state of Washington are closed for at least the next two weeks. That’s step 11 of 13 in an escalating series of actions to contain the spread of coronavirus. The New York Times’ Mike Baker has been reporting on how we got here and what might be to come.

Dr. Angela Rasmussen with a coronavirus update

A week or two ago, we spoke to Columbia University virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen. She’d just flown in from New York and was off on a family trip. But a lot has changed in 11 days. We chatted with her about what we now know, and still don’t, about COVID-19.

Dr. Angie Sparks, Kaiser Permanente

If you want to be tested for COVID-19, the advice from public health experts has been: talk to your healthcare provider. So we brought one on the show. Angie Sparks is a family doctor at Kaiser Permanente, based in Capitol Hill.