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.
Stephen Garcia’s family is frantic. The auto body worker, just 32 years old, has been on a ventilator in a Los Angeles-area hospital for nearly two weeks, gravely ill with COVID-19, unresponsive — and unaware of the battle they’re waging on his behalf.
Blood donation centers across the U.S. are ramping up efforts to collect plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 in hopes it could be used to save the lives of others infected with the pandemic disease.