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Widespread Mask Usage Is Key To Fighting Delta Variant Surge, Analysis Finds

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Many hundreds of lives in Oregon and Washington would be saved this year if the public again embraced masks, University of Washington projections show.

Dr. Howard Frumkin Urges Medical, Nursing Students to Consider Human Habitats

During a keynote address at the 10th annual Western Regional International Health Conference, he stressed the need to build healthier cities


April 10, 2013 -- Dr. Howard Frumkin, MPH, opened his address to a crowd of 300, most of them medical and nursing students, assembled last week at the Portland Art Museum, to imagine that they were zookeepers anticipating a new shipment of frogs or butterflies. The first priority, he explained, would be to create the right habitat for those animals before they showed up.

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