Posted on · Dr. Mary Bowden, who worked for the health system as an ear, nose and throat specialist, was publicly criticized by Houston Methodist for opinions she expressed about COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.
Posted on · The current numbers of flu cases throughout the Houston area aren't usually seen until December or January.
Posted on · Houston Methodist researchers stressed that the total number of COVID-19 cases in the hospital did not increase substantially, but the proportion of cases has.
Posted on · Understaffing, long hours and ungrateful patients have forced many nurses to leave full-time positions nationwide. Texas' shortage is projected to reach 60,000 nurses by the end of the decade.
Posted on · Houston Public Media spoke with Dr. Wesley Long, director of microbiology at Houston Methodist, about a new study reporting decreased hospitalization rates among omicron patients.
Posted on · The hospital said the omicron variant was doubling every two to three days among Methodist's COVID-19 patients.
Posted on · Methodist researchers identified the cases through its genome sequencing surveillance project.
Posted on · Doctors and health officials in Texas say the omicron variant of COVID-19 could be found in the state within the next couple of weeks -- if it’s not already here.
Posted on · Houston Public Media spoke with Avery Taylor, the managing nurse at Houston Methodist’s highly infectious disease unit, about whether the current surge of infections feels different from previous ones.
Posted on · The decision from Baylor comes months after Houston Methodist Hospital’s own mandate, which received backlash from some hospital workers who refused vaccination.
Posted on · The spread of the delta variant, along with low vaccination rates, means Houston hospitals are starting to see a rise in COVID-19 patients.
Posted on · In a scathing ruling Saturday, U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes deemed the lead plaintiff's contention that the vaccines are “experimental and dangerous” to be false and otherwise irrelevant.
Posted on · As Texas attempts to ramp up testing, Houston this week will look to set up its vaccine "mega site."
Posted on · State health officials said Sunday that 28 hubs will be getting 158,825 doses this week.
Posted on · Time, money, and skill are needed throughout the city of Houston.