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.
Of the more than 6 million people in the U.S. who have received a COVID-19 vaccine shot, about 30 have suffered a severe allergic reaction -- about five times the rate for flu shots.
Americans have made no secret of their skepticism of COVID-19 vaccines this year, with fears of political interference and a “warp speed” timeline blunting confidence in the shots.
Many patients don't know about experimental treatments but doctors say they should ask, take notes and be prepared to be pushy with their providers.
The Clinical Research Institute of Southern Oregon in Medford is among 90 sites across the country tapped to test a leading vaccine candidate by Moderna against COVID-19.
COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Blacks, Latinos, Asian Americans and those over 65, who, traditionally, have been less likely to be included in clinical trials.
An end-of-life program helped an Oregon woman find some comfort when her mother died of COVID-19 in California.
Diana Berrent learned she had tested positive for COVID-19 on a Wednesday in mid-March. Within a day, she had received 30 emails from people urging her to donate blood.
After hearing for months about serious access issues involving tests that diagnose COVID-19 based on swabs from the nose or throat, Americans are being inundated with reports about promising new tests that look for signs of infection in the blood.