Oregon faces ‘another public health emergency’ as monkeypox begins to spread
‘Monkeypox,’ which does not come from monkeys and is usually an uncomfortable though fairly mild disease, is beginning to spread in Oregon.
COVID vaccine for infants, toddlers gets federal approval. Here’s why it took this long
Some parents are wondering why, nearly a year since the first COVID-19 vaccines for adults got federal approval, it took this long to get them for children younger than 5.
Oregon pediatricians ready for COVID vaccine for babies, toddlers, preschoolers
Health clinics in Oregon anticipate receiving their first vaccine shipments for the youngest children in the next couple of weeks, according to health officials.
Pfizer asks FDA to authorize booster shots for kids ages 5 through 11
Data show that a third dose can help boost kids' immunity. Some experts are skeptical that another shot is needed for younger kids.
OHA looks to distribute surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses before it’s too late
The Oregon Health Authority said the state currently has over 700,000 viable doses which they hope to get to vaccine providers around the state and into people's arms.
As vaccine demand falls, states are left with huge stockpile
As demand to get COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. collapses in many areas, states are scrambling to use stockpiles of doses before they expire and have to be added to the millions that have already gone to waste.
US vaccination drive is bottoming out as omicron subsides
The vaccination drive against COVID-19 in the U.S. is grinding to a halt, and lagging demand is especially stark in conservative corners of the country where many people weren't interested in the shots in the first place.
The coronavirus has changed the way we live, so where do we go from here?
We asked three smart people to weigh in on what we should expect in the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oregon misses Gov. Brown’s million-booster deadline for January
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown set a goal for an additional million more people to receive COVID-19 vaccine booster shots by the end of January. Barely half of that got them.
Following Supreme Court, Oregon won’t adopt vaccine-or-test rule for big businesses
On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked implementation of the Biden administration’s vaccine rule for big businesses. By that evening, officials with Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Division had called off state rulemaking as well.