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Indiana coronavirus: Why some counties are and are not requiring masks – Journal & Courier

As Indiana public health officials tout face masks, some people balk at the recommendation to wear them. In some counties, however, they’re mandatory.

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Oregon reports 8 COVID-19 deaths, including 8th at Mt. Bachelor Memory Care – KTVZ

COVID-19 has claimed eight more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 383, including Deschutes County’s 11th death — the eighth among residents of Mt. Bachelor Memory Care in Bend, the Oregon Health Authority reported Thursday.

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OHA reports 294 new cases, including 18 in Central Oregon
PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — COVID-19 has claimed eight more lives in Oregon, raising the states death toll to 383, including Deschutes County’s 11th death — the eighth among residents of Mt. Bachelor Memory Care in Bend, the Oregon Health Authority reported Thursday.
OHA also reported 294 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Thursday, bringing the state total to 22,300 cases and 444,963 negative test results.

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Coronavirus vaccine trials set to begin in Portland metro area next week – OregonLive

The trials are one of two currently being conducted in Oregon.

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Kaiser Permanente is recruiting at least 100 Oregonians to participate in one of the states first vaccine trials for the coronavirus.
Trials could begin as soon as next week for volunteers, who must receive health care through the Kaiser network to participate.
Britta Torgrimson-Ojerio, a nurse researcher at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, said volunteers are eager to enroll.
We have already had an incredible response from our Kaiser membership, she said, which I think is…

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Authorities start spraying after West Nile-carrying mosquitoes detected in Clovis – KFSN-TV

The Valley’s mosquito abatement district began spraying for adult mosquitoes this week after West Nile virus activity was detected in some neighborhoods in Clovis.

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CLOVIS, Calif. (KFSN) — The Valley’s mosquito abatement district began spraying for adult mosquitoes this week after West Nile virus activity was detected in some neighborhoods in Clovis.And weather permitting, more spraying will take place on Thursday night between 8:30 and 11:30 in the city of Fresno and Riverdale.
For a more detailed look at where the treatments will take place, click here for the map.Even if your area isn’t featured in the map, authorities say you should take preventive me…

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