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.
Old. Chronically ill. Black.
People who fit this description are more likely to die from COVID-19 than any other group in the country.
Malheur County and western Idaho are very much the same community, but the two areas have different COVID-19 strategies.
The nation's top infectious disease expert says If a monitoring board gave the green light, vaccine manufacturers would be obligated to end their trials early and make the shots available.
If enough of the population gets vaccinated — more than the 45% who did last flu season — it could help head off a nightmare scenario this winter of hospitals stuffed with flu or COVID-19 patients.