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Working in Clark County: Madison Riethman, epidemiologist, Clark County Public Health

July 11, 2020, 6:03am Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has put public health front and center in the world’s issues. Read story

Trump, Pence remarks at odds with medical consensus

July 10, 2020, 4:44pm Health

WASHINGTON — The White House seating chart spoke volumes. Read story

Florida has new curve amid new surge

July 10, 2020, 4:41pm Health

MIAMI — Fighting a surge in coronavirus cases in the spring, Florida appeared to be “flattening the curve” as theme parks shuttered, sugar sand beaches closed and residents heeded orders to stay home. Now, it’s almost as if that never happened. Read story

Oregon health officials urge limiting social gatherings to 10 due virus

July 10, 2020, 2:33pm Health

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon health officials urged people Friday to limit indoor social gatherings to fewer than 10 people during the next three weeks as coronavirus cases in the state surge and reveal a “troubling” trend of exponential growth. Read story

Clark County reports two additional COVID-19 fatalities, 38 more cases

July 10, 2020, 1:09pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health reported two new fatalities from COVID-19 on Friday and 38 new confirmed cases. Read story

Bacteria found in water at Washington psychiatric hospital

July 10, 2020, 11:06am Health

SEATTLE -- Bacteria found in the water at Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital means no one can take showers or wash hands, at a time when COVID-19 is on the rise. Read story

Oxygen already runs low as COVID-19 surges in South Africa

July 10, 2020, 9:59am Health

JOHANNESBURG — The coronavirus storm has arrived in South Africa, but in the overflowing COVID-19 wards the sound is less of a roar than a rasp. Read story

ilani confirms second casino worker tests positive for COVID-19

July 9, 2020, 6:50pm Clark County Health

ilani confirmed its second case in a worker late last week, according to a July 4 company email. Read story

Coronavirus claims 34-year-old Vancouver man

July 9, 2020, 6:35pm Clark County Health

The coronavirus pandemic’s latest Clark County victim was a young man in the midst of planning a wedding and buying his first house. Read story

Clark County adds 38 COVID-19 cases, one death

July 9, 2020, 1:16pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed 38 COVID-19 cases Thursday morning and its first death since June 22. Read story