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Oregon’s state of emergency extended once again

SALEM, Ore. – The COVID-19 state of emergency in Oregon has officially been extended for another 60 days. Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s declaration is the legal basis on which she’s made numerous executive orders and issued guidance to the Oregon Health Authority. …

Vaccine booster trials underway

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The makers of the two authorized coronavirus vaccines in the US are now testing to see if a third shot would protect against the emerging variants. Pfizer and BioNTech say their study will include 144 people who received …

House prepares to vote on COVID rescue bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Partisan lines are forming as the House prepares to vote on the $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan.” The bill is President Biden’s first legislative response to the pandemic and the Democratic majority in both the House and Senate …