New Mexico health officials question the usefulness of antibody testing
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New Mexico health officials question the usefulness of antibody testing

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico health officials are now questioning the usefulness of antibody testing. KRQE News 13 spoke with Dr. David Scrase of the Human Services Department, who’s helping guide New Mexico through the coronavirus pandemic. State health officials were hoping the antibody test would provide key information to safely reopen the economy. […]

Live Updates: Oregon Caseload Climbs, Health Leaders Urge Face Coverings . News
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Live Updates: Oregon Health Officials Report 57 New Coronavirus Cases . News

UPDATE (1:23 p.m. PT) — Health officials in Oregon on Saturday confirmed 57 new coronavirus cases, bringing the state’s total to 2,635 known cases. The Oregon Health Authority said one previously reported positive case has now been confirmed as negative. Officials also announced Saturday five new coronavirus-related deaths. The Oregon Health Authority details the deaths as: A 64-year-old man from Polk […]

Health officials eyeing at least one of 14 potential coronavirus vaccines to fast-track
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Health officials eyeing at least one of 14 potential coronavirus vaccines to fast-track

WASHINGTON — There are 14 potential coronavirus vaccines under development as part of President Donald Trump’s administration’s program to fast-track one for use as early as January, senior administration officials tell NBC News. That number was whittled down several weeks ago from 93 vaccines in development that were studied as part of the program, known […]