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.
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Some psychiatrists oppose Measure 109, which would allow the use of magic mushrooms in a clinical setting, though other doctors say Oregonians would benefit from it.
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.
The number of Oregonians tested for coronavirus during historic wildfires is likely to plummet to levels not seen since this spring, a senior public health adviser said Monday, with the long-term impact of wildfires on the pandemic unclear.
Silver diamine fluoride, a liquid that can be painted on teeth to stop decay, is rapidly gaining momentum as the cavity treatment of choice for patients who can’t easily get a filling.
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to resume a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a volunteer suffered spinal cord damage as federal health officials launch an investigation.