The governor’s office has announced Nevada will join other Western states to independently review the safety and effectiveness of any FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine.
There were 730 new coronavirus cases and seven additional deaths reported in Nevada on Tuesday, state data shows.
Monday’s numbers are below the 14-day averages of 590 daily cases and four deaths.
Vaccinating the public against COVID-19 will be the “greatest public health effort of our generation,” according to a Nevada public health official. The state released its draft vaccination plan Monday.
After months of lockdowns, social isolation and mask-wearing, Nevada health officials are concerned about residents ignoring coronavirus precautions.
State officials reported 813 new coronavirus cases in Nevada on Friday, according to state data, while Washoe County reported a record number of new cases on Friday night.
U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the first drug to treat COVID-19: remdesivir, an antiviral medicine given to hospitalized patients through an IV.
California, Utah, Idaho, Oregon and Washington have all made public their draft plans. A state official said Nevada’s plan — or parts of it — could be made public next week.
Unusued prescription medications can be dropped off safely and anonymously at several sites across the Las Vegas Valley as part of “Crush the Crisis.”
Kristen Louis was nine weeks pregnant at the time her breast cancer was diagnosed. After three lumpectomies that led eventually to a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation, she is part of the NATALEE phase III clinical trial.
Because of her family history of cancer, Daisy Valencia took a genetic test. When it came back BRCA positive, Valencia knew her options. She had a double mastectomy, and after reconstructive breast surgery in December, she will have a hysterectomy.
Nevada on Thursday reported 789 new coronavirus cases and four additional deaths, according to the Department of Health and Human Services’ coronavirus website.
The state’s coronavirus data dashboard now focuses on 14-day moving averages to better assess trends over time and the impact on communities.
Exterminators across the Las Vegas Valley are reporting a rise in residential rat calls during the pandemic.