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.
Although masks do provide some protection to the wearer, they are much better at preventing someone from spreading disease than they are at preventing someone from contracting it.
The company tested two kinds of technologies used in schools to combat germs and found that neither was effective enough to install on its commercial planes.
State officials still expect Oregon to reach a 70% vaccination rate for adults by the end of June.
“I was naive, certainly, in assuming that this was actually a documentary, which I would say it is not. I think that it is an advocacy piece for anti-vaxxers,” said medical historian Naomi Rogers.
The Biden administration is encouraging Oregon and other states to hold on to hundreds of thousands of soon-to-expire COVID vaccine doses from Johnson & Johnson.
Lane, Coos, and Wasco counties move to lower risk in Oregon’s COVID-19 framework but Harney County slips in its ranking.