A study based on interviews with 200 workers found they lacked personal protective equipment, social distancing rules at work sites were lax and they had inconsistent access to COVID-19 tests.
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The Oregon Health Authority awarded $6 million to Oregon Health & Science University for a plan that was hastily put together and then scrapped; now it's banking on a $1.2 million project by Oregon State University.
When the wildfires hit, testing plummeted so officials don’t really know what the current COVID-19 trend is in Oregon.
The state does not recommend that anyone exposed to COVID-19 get tested even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its policy to recommend testing.
A growing number of prominent health leaders fear that President Donald Trump will legally autorize a vaccine before election day, running roughshod over the usual regulatory process.
Up and down the West Coast, hospitals and health facilities are reporting an influx of patients with problems most likely related to smoke inhalation, but facilities must first rule out the coronavirus.
An infected staff member had contact with a lot of patients in an office lax about face coverings, prompting an unusual health alert.
So far, participation by minority volunteers in coronavirus trials has increased only slightly compared with the usually low levels in other clinical trials.
More than 20 states either don’t release or have incomplete data on the rapid antigen tests now considered key to containing the coronavirus, which has sickened more than 6 million Americans.