Harriet Blair Rowan, East Bay Times

Harriet Blair Rowan

East Bay Times

Oakland, CA, United States

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  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
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Recent articles by Harriet:

What to know as new COVID virus variants like XBB.1.5 spread fast across the U.S.

New XBB.1.5 variant’s spread has caught the attention of health officials. → Read More

Pedestrian killed in San Jose traffic collision

A pedestrian has died after a traffic collision in San Jose, at the intersection of Forest Ave and N. Redwood Ave on Saturday evening, at 7:31pm, just hours before the New Year. The San Jose Police… → Read More

Interactive map: See flight cancellations at U.S. airports after Southwest fiasco

A massive Christmas-weekend storm devastated air travel across the country, but Southwest’s troubles have snowballed into a staggering collapse that caused thousands of flight cancellations o… → Read More

San Jose woman: rental assistance “helping me put my life back together”

After many dead ends, Bay Area Community Health’s Homelessness Prevention System, was the first avenue that opened up. → Read More

San Jose woman: rental assistance “helping me put my life back together”

After many dead ends, Bay Area Community Health’s Homelessness Prevention System, was the first avenue that opened up. → Read More

Bay Area nearing third-highest COVID hospitalization wave of the pandemic

The number of COVID patients in Bay Area hospitals reached 940 on Wednesday, just a few beds shy of the third highest surge in hospitalized patients so far. → Read More

Bay Area nearing third-highest COVID hospitalization wave of the pandemic

The number of COVID patients in Bay Area hospitals reached 940 on Wednesday, just a few beds shy of the third highest surge in hospitalized patients so far. → Read More

Why are California’s COVID hospitalizations reaching the summer peak with far fewer cases?

It doesn’t mean the current strain of the virus is more virulent. What’s happening is lower testing rates mean fewer cases are being tallied. → Read More

Why are California’s COVID hospitalizations reaching the summer peak with far fewer cases?

It doesn’t mean the current strain of the virus is more virulent. What’s happening is lower testing rates mean fewer cases are being tallied. → Read More

COVID cases surging in Bay Area after Thanksgiving holiday

Post-holiday case surge raises specter of mask mandate returning in Los Angeles → Read More

Just 1 in 20 people in the U.S. have dodged COVID infection so far, study says

There are two big reasons the infection rate has reached this surprising level, according to the researchers. → Read More

Just 1 in 20 people in the U.S. have dodged COVID infection so far, study says

An estimated 94% of people in the U.S. have been infected with the COVID-19 virus at least once, according to according to a new paper from researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health. T… → Read More

Just 1 in 20 people in the U.S. have dodged COVID infection so far, study says

An estimated 94% of people in the U.S. have been infected with the COVID-19 virus at least once, according to according to a new paper from researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health. T… → Read More

Just 1 in 20 people in the U.S. have dodged COVID infection so far, study says

An estimated 94% of people in the U.S. have been infected with the COVID-19 virus at least once, according to according to a new paper from researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health. T… → Read More

Just 1 in 20 people in the US have dodged COVID infection so far, study says

An estimated 94% of people in the U.S. have been infected with the COVID-19 virus at least once, according to according to a new paper from researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health. T… → Read More

Just 1 in 20 people in the U.S. have dodged COVID infection so far, study says

An estimated 94% of people in the U.S. have been infected with the COVID-19 virus at least once, according to according to a new paper from researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health. T… → Read More

Will COVID, flu, RSV be an uninvited guest at your Thanksgiving table?

With three respiratory viruses currently surging in California, public health officials are urging residents to take extra precautions as Thanksgiving gatherings are being prepared. → Read More

Will COVID, flu, RSV be an uninvited guest at your Thanksgiving table?

With three respiratory viruses currently surging in California, public health officials are urging residents to take extra precautions as Thanksgiving gatherings are being prepared. → Read More

Will COVID, flu, RSV be an uninvited guest at your Thanksgiving table?

With three respiratory viruses currently surging in California, public health officials are urging residents to take extra precautions as Thanksgiving gatherings are being prepared. → Read More

RSV has caused “acute surge” of pediatric patients, as flu also spreading in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara public health officials held a press conference today warning that flu is surging in Santa Clara County, as skyrocketing RSV cases and rising COVID rates have caused an “acute sur… → Read More