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With limited computer skills and transportation, some of the elderly worry they are being sidelined in the race to grab appointments at vaccination sites.

Feb 23 2021
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Three pharmacies in charge of vaccinating congregate care facilities signed up very few adult care homes, leaving staff to scramble to get their residents protected against COVID-19.

Feb 23 2021

This lung transplant case may be the first proven of COVID-19 in the U.S. in which the virus was transmitted via an organ transplant.

Feb 22 2021

Already disproportionately affected by the virus, Black and Brown communities have thus far been receiving vaccines at much lower rates than their white counterparts. 

Feb 22 2021
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An Oregon bill would let optometrists do some surgeries, but ophthalmologists are opposed, saying such work requires a high degree of training.

Feb 20 2021

Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle found that race and ethnicity data were often absent in trial results. 

Feb 20 2021

Since 2016, Oregon women have had the option to end their early pregnancies at home with an abortion through TelAbortion, a telemedicine program that allows women to bypass in-person visits.

Feb 20 2021
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Gov. Kate Brown next week is to announce vaccination plans for more population groups, possibly including hundreds of thousands of front-line workers.

Feb 19 2021
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Other states have set minimums for hospital groups but Oregon is the first to set levels for individual hospitals, which have profited from the expansion of Medicaid.

Feb 17 2021
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Snowstorms elsewhere postpone weekly shipment of Moderna vaccine to Oregon though Pfizer vaccine doses for the week did arrive.

Feb 17 2021

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