Houston Matters

Umair Shah On Departing Harris County Public Health (Nov. 18, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The county's top public health official explains why he's leaving the job, and we learn about the extra precautions Texas universities are taking in the face of increasing cases of COVID-19.

Coronavirus

A COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Coming Soon. But Don’t Get Complacent Over The Holidays, Experts Say

Posted on · Vaccines will probably not be in widespread use for weeks or even months, meaning masks and socia distancing will still be important to stopping the spread of the virus, according to Dr. Umair Shah of Harris County Public Health.

Houston Matters

Monday’s Houston Matters: Women’s Suffrage Centennial, And Having Difficult Conversations About Race (July 6, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's show: An update on COVID-19, recent unemployment numbers, reflecting on women's fight for voting rights 100 years later, and writer Ijeoma Oluo discusses her book, So You Want To Talk About Race.