Posted on · Four of the cases were found in Florida, while the fifth was logged in Texas, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted on · “This signals, the transition from a pandemic to an endemic, we just to have to learn to how to deal with it.”
Posted on · The World Health Organization today lifted its Public Health Emergency of International Concern for COVID-19. That declaration went into effect three years ago on Jan. 30, 2020.
Posted on · Today, we discuss the latest on the monkeypox virus outbreak, symptoms, and prevention. Is it too late to stop the spread? Plus, two people infected with the virus share their personal stories.
Posted on · Cases of the variant have popped up in several states. But neither the WHO nor the CDC considers it a variant of concern, and the fast-spreading delta variant continues to dominate U.S. cases.
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 · Biden has signed 15 executive actions on priorities including COVID-19, climate change, racial justice — and rolling back Trump rules.
Posted on · A COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the U.S. company Moderna and the National Institutes of Health starts its final phase of testing. It's one of a handful of candidates to reach this stage.
Posted on · Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner declared a local health emergency, and the World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a pandemic.
Posted on · We revisit how smallpox was eliminated and discuss what lessons from that effort could apply to defeating measles.
Posted on · Houston infectious disease specialist Dr. William Miller updates us on advances in combating antibiotic resistance.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The latest on benzene levels detected around Deer Park, new ways to combat antibiotic resistance, the effect of immigration policy on the construction workforce, and writer Kathi Appelt.
Posted on · The agency proposes removing the toxic materials that were dumped by a paper mill.