Most states lag Oregon as a third of older people nationwide haven't received their first COVID vaccine booster shot.
The challenge to the overturned federal mask mandate for public transportation could determine the limits of federal health officials’ power.
The World Health Organization's estimate is more than double the current official death toll of over 6 million.
With masks off, more people are starting to get COVID-19 again, but public health officials don’t expect a surge of deadly cases.
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A new study from Oregon Health & Science University researchers suggests that COVID-19’s microscopic effects on blood vessels may play a key role in the spread and severity of the disease within the human body.
A spokesman said Wyden is fully vaccinated and has received two booster shots.
A growing coalition of epidemiologists and aerosol scientists say that improved ventilation could be a powerful tool against the coronavirus — if businesses are willing to invest the money.
The role that the federal government plays in containing future epidemics will hinge on the outcome of an appeal of the recent court ruling that overturned the mask mandate for travelers.