On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Fort Bend health officials said they have confirmed the county's "first presumptive case" of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. In light of that news, we learn what local physicians are seeing regarding fears over the illness.
And with news that a Houston-based company claims to have developed a vaccine for COVID-19, we learn more about the process of developing and implementing it.
Also this hour: Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman discusses the long lines at polling places on Super Tuesday.
Then, the director of Breakthrough Houston explains how the program helps shepherd the next generation of high-achieving but under-resourced students through high school and college.
And we discuss this year's diverse lineup of rodeo performers and the changing nature of the featured acts over the years.