A few scientists say that two small studies indicate that a decades-old antidepressant that costs $10 for a two-week course could be used to fight COVID.
Frontline workers and adults under 45 with chronic conditions will become eligible two weeks ahead of previous schedule.
SUSAN G. KOMEN OREGON & SW WASHINGTON TRANSITIONS PROGRAMS AS IT SETS TO CLOSE AT THE END OF MARCH
State officials say extra federal money has covered the extra cost so far, but that it may not be sufficient in the second half of this year.
They recently visited Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in West Africa which are grappling with small outbreaks of the disease.
The milestone comes as Oregon speeds up its vaccination expansion to include more demographic groups, with many frontline workers and people aged 16 to 44 with underlying conditions soon eligible.
State auditors recommend more fines for violators, but regulatory agencies say they favor education first.
So far, 72% of the inmates at the women's prison in Wilsonville have been vaccinated, barely enough to provide herd immunity on vaccinations alone.
There’s something for everyone with private health insurance in the American Rescue Plan Act, but determining the best way to benefit may be confusing.
When Democrats pushed through a two-year expansion of the Affordable Care Act in the COVID-relief bill this month, many people celebrated the part that will make health insurance more affordable for more Americans.