Older adults have listened to public health authorities and taken steps to minimize the risk of being infected with COVID-19, a new study says.
The Oregon Health Authority has announced it plans to again change the way it reports recovered cases of COVID-19. The agency will temporarily stop reporting recoveries until a new plan is in place.
The Trump administration has increasingly pinned its coronavirus testing strategy for the nation on tests that are not the most accurate.
The decision by Good Shepherd Health Care System in Umatilla County upsets employees who feel they are being kept in the dark.
It's very unlikely that a vaccine against the coronavirus will be as effective as the one against measles, for example.
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A panel of experts discussed the current vaccine candidates and the likely timeline of having one that will provide immunity to people next year.
Growing research indicates that droplets and airborne particles can remain suspended in the air and be breathed in by others and travel distances beyond 6 feet.
Community or population immunity refers to the point at which enough people are sufficiently resistant to a disease that an infectious agent is unlikely to spread from person to person.
More than 450 new cases of COVID-19 were seen in Oregon on Friday, the highest single-day total since the pandemic began.