Experts say knowing with accuracy what proportion of the population has rolled up sleeves for a COVID shot is vital to public health efforts, but CDC data is questionable.
It's not clear how long the vaccines’ protection will last, but it is increasingly clear that being vaccinated reduces the risk of infecting others.
“Hundreds, if not thousands of these cards have already been sold and we want to put a stop to it,” said Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum.
They recently visited Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in West Africa which are grappling with small outbreaks of the disease.
As the novel coronavirus snaked its way across the globe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in early February distributed 200 test kits it had produced to more than 100 public health labs run by states and counties nationwide.
Just weeks into the federal government’s efforts to contain the novel coronavirus, a new California case has exposed weaknesses in the testing procedures that could be masking more widespread reach of the disease.
Oregon and Washington lawmakers are calling out federal health agencies for inaction on vaping health problems.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an unusual alert on Tuesday, warning the public to avoid all romaine lettuce over an outbreak of E. coli.
Americans are fatter than ever.
Obesity rates for 2017 released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that all but two states have obesity rates between 25 percent and 29 percent. That includes Oregon and Washington.