At a facility that had one of the lowest vaccination rates in the state, a resident’s family member and staff member describe a situation worse than what the company has reported.
The outbreak, infecting 49 staff members and patients, started Dec. 20 in a unit that treats patients who need ongoing, intense care for a stroke or brain injury, for example.
Health officials are battling a new outbreak of measles in the Portland area.
More than 100 people who attended a wedding in Oregon last year were sickened by a bug unknown to most people.
The outbreak of Shigella, which only sickens people and higher primates, was the second largest in the United States in more than 30 years.