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Opinion: To open Oregon safely, the state must return to its plan

In an opinion piece in The Oregonian, Dr. Alexis Dinno of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health and Numi Lee Griffith with OSPIRG argue that Governor Kate Brown may have allowed Multnomah County to reopen to early: “We’ve seen what happens when states don’t stick with the advice of public health experts. Check out the surging case numbers in Texas, Arizona, and Florida. If we want Oregon to reopen safely, we need to get back on track.” (Photo by Ryan Fernandez / The Oregonian)

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