If there is a silver lining to the flawed U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, it is this: The relatively high number of new cases being diagnosed daily — upward of 20,000 — will make it easier to test new vaccines.
Dr. Esther Choo knows how to deal with disasters. As an emergency medicine physician and an associate professor at Oregon Health & Science University, her training and that of her colleagues is organized around doing just that.
On Day Two of the San Francisco Bay Area’s stay-at-home orders in March, Nohemi Jimenez got into her car in San Pablo, California, waved goodbye to her 3-year-old son and drove to her regular Wednesday dialysis appointment.
A longtime employee of Oregon Health & Science University who was planning on retiring this year died last week of COVID-19.
The state of Oregon is open for business again, but not in the way Gov. Kate Brown hoped.
Johnson & Johnson researchers working on a vaccine against the coronavirus are “just like the heroes in the hospitals” fighting to save patients, J&J CEO Alex Gorsky said on the “Today” show a few weeks ago.
Thirty-one Oregon counties in mostly rural areas will move into the first phase of reopening after the state shut down in March to stop the spread of COVID-19.