A former Vice Admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy was once again nominated to serve as U.S. Surgeon General on the new president’s health team.
Oregon State researchers received a grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to create a national TRACE Center that will expand the OSU’s COVID-19 public health project to other states.
Scientists and students from Oregon State University and the University of Oregon are teaming up to bring OSU’s TRACE Community COVID-19 public health project to Lane County.
The college has been able to respond rapidly to an immediate need for evidence-based research thanks in part to graduate student fellowships.
Preliminary results from random door-to-door TRACE-COVID-19 sampling by Oregon State University last weekend suggest that 17% of the Hermiston community had the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on July 25-26. “The results of this study are a significant warning,” says Hermiston Mayor David Drotzmann. “We now have a clearer picture of how many people are […]
Preliminary results of a second round of door-to-door sampling by Oregon State University in Newport suggest a significantly lower prevalence of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on July 11-12 than compared to a similar sampling three weeks earlier. The sampling found an estimated community prevalence of six in 1,000. The initial sampling on June […]