|Oregon warns of 'fourth surge' of COVID-19 as vaccination continues|
|Fourth Covid-19 surge warning||Medical experts warn that the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over|
Story By Bradley W. Parks (OPB) - Story Source
|Published on Monday April 5, 2021 - 6:41 AM|
Oregon state health leaders have jumped at every opportunity to warn the public that the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. That warning carries new weight this week as the state and nation brace for a possible fourth wave of infections.
"It's clear that in Oregon and across the country, the fourth surge of the virus is at our doorstep," Gov. Kate Brown said during a Friday news conference.
Brown characterized the present moment in the COVID-19 pandemic as a "race" between vaccines and the virus. Inoculations are going up, but infections and hospitalizations are too. The severity of a fourth wave depends on which goes up faster...