Vaccines engineered to protect the public from various diseases like influenza, hepatitis B and rabies can be less effective in obese adults than in the general population.
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Gov. Kate Brown's prevention strategy to prevent community spread has proven ineffective amid testing delays and some residents’ unwillingness to cooperate with investigators.
With millions of lives on the line, researchers have been working at an unprecedented pace to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.
Younger people increasingly are contributing to the spread of COVID-19 in the county, with testing delays hampering contact-tracing efforts.
Gov. Kate Brown pushed Umatilla County to stay-at-home status after learning of a study by Oregon State University.
If Oregon sees 30 or more coronavirus cases per 100,000 residents over seven days, no public school students will be allowed to reenter classrooms, Gov. Kate Brown said.
The novel coronavirus continues to spread through Multnomah County at record rates, health officials said Monday, as officials struggle to track infections and people continue to gather in large crowds.
COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Blacks, Latinos, Asian Americans and those over 65, who, traditionally, have been less likely to be included in clinical trials.
As deaths set a new record, state health officials warn of case spikes and testing backlogs, urging residents to reduce indoor gatherings.