Cases have been trending up since mid-September. Deaths, a disease indicator that lags a month or more behind cases, have been trending down since August.
Mary Hynes returned to the Review-Journal in August 2019 as the newspaper’s health reporter after working in public affairs and communications for MGM Resorts International. She previously worked as an editor and a reporter at the RJ. The University of Colorado graduate also worked as a reporter at newspapers in Colorado. She is a native of Oregon.
The much praised center is expected to reopen soon, but it’s unclear whether all services will still be provided.
Late-stage trials of a COVID-19 vaccine are expected to be far enough along by November for biotech company Moderna to seek federal approval for the vaccine’s emergency use.
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.
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.”
Valley Health System’s six hospitals join most other Las Vegas Valley hospitals in easing visitation restrictions aimed at curbing the coronavirus.
State health officials said people “get a level of comfort around friends or co-workers” that promotes the spread of disease. Nevada reported 582 new cases of COVID-19.
To protect the community, experts hope more Nevadans will get a COVID-19 vaccine once it’s shown to be safe and effective.
The cyberattack from two weeks ago affected the computer networks of Universal Health Services medical facilities across the country.
Caleb Cage, who directs Nevada state government’s COVID-19 response, confirmed Monday that he tested positive for the coronavirus after dodging a reporter’s question last week.
Health agencies say disease investigation reports have “limited, if any value” to the public. Outside experts question the decision.
Former Las Vegan’s biotech company teams up with Wynn Resorts and UMC to offer COVID-19 saliva testing.
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