Advocates say low-income children in Oregon deserve the same guarantee of health care that every other state has.
While death rates for childhood cancer victims are going down, incidence rates are going up. Are environmental exposures at fault?
More than 120,000 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children should be available in Oregon by early next week.
The lower-dose vaccine has received emergency approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
A growing body of evidence suggests kids’ innate immune systems usually nip the infection early on, preventing the virus from gaining a foothold.
COVID-19 vaccination rates for 12- to 17-year-olds in Oregon vary by county, with 59.6% vaccinated statewide.
Concern for children amid the COVID-19 delta variant is contributing to a rising number of farmworker families getting vaccinated.