Author: Jared Cowley (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. — The health officer for Multnomah County is asking everyone to start wearing face masks indoors when they’re around other people, at least through the end of the year, to help keep a rise ...

Author: Tim Gordon VANCOUVER, Wash. — Everyone is looking for a break after long years living with COVID-19, but the coronavirus is not done with us yet — and health officials warn that it’s accompanied by a strong onset of RSV, ...

BEIJING, China (NBC) – Police were out in force in major cities across China Tuesday to prevent more protests after unprecedented demonstrations against the country’s “zero-COVID” policy over the weekend that posed a rare direct challenge to the ruling communist ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – While respiratory diseases like RSV and the flu have been sending patients to hospitals, COVID has not. COVID-related deaths and hospitalizations have declined in recent months. Data compiled by NBC News says the seven-day average for ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – There’s growing concern about the pandemic’s impact on America’s children as parents and educators pour over the latest results from the nation’s report card. In one of the most striking examples yet of the devastating effects ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – A surge in children’s respiratory illnesses across the country has doctors concerned and hospitals stretched thin. A spike in the seasonal illness RSV comes just amid a looming flu season that’s expected to be the worst ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Building on years of research prior to the pandemic, medicine and technology advanced under the pressures of COVID-19. Now, new research from Oregon State University (OSU) could be a “universal” means of ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – An advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted Thursday in favor of adding the COVID vaccine to the recommended immunization schedule for children and adults. Children six months and older, as well ...

Author: KGW Staff PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Children as young as five years old in Oregon are eligible for the newest COVID-19 booster shot. The Oregon Health Authority made the announcement about the bivalent booster on Thursday during a press ...

Author: Blair Best (KGW) OREGON, USA (KGW) — Last month, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated rules to no longer require masks at health care facilities if COVID-19 transmission rate is not high, with some exceptions for ...

Skip to content