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 · Preliminary data shows 99.5% of COVID-related deaths in Texas were among unvaccinated people, according to the Department of State Health Services.
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 · Reversing a months-long downward trend, deaths from COVID-19 have begun rising steadily this week. More than 99% of the recent fatalities were among people who had not been vaccinated.
Posted on · State officials and virologists say the highly contagious delta variant is causing the rise — and is particularly impacting unvaccinated people.
Posted on · President Biden set a goal of 70% of U.S. adults at least partially vaccinated by July 4. The White House is acknowledging Tuesday that it will likely come up short of that.
Posted on · Over 43% of the U.S. Population has been vaccinated but the rate of vaccinations has slowed significantly dropped in previous weeks.
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 · The restriction precludes counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities and government officials from requiring mask-wearing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted on · Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo's office cited an increase in hospital capacity and a decrease in cases among the reasons for lowering the threat level from "red" to "orange."
Posted on · According to Harris County Public Health, children 12-15 can now receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at NRG Park.
Posted on · The White House has been urging family doctors to encourage vaccination of adolescents and the CDC director said "providers may begin vaccinating them right away."
Posted on · Today, we talk about summer travel – from trends to safety. What's safe to do if you're vaccinated, unvaccinated or traveling with children?
Posted on · As of Sunday, about 635,000 Texans were 43 or more days from their first COVID vaccine shot but still hadn’t gotten their second, state health officials say.
Posted on · The company said in late March that clinical trials showed the vaccine elicits "100% efficacy and robust antibody responses" in adolescents.