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How Are Holiday Concerts, Black Friday Being Reimagined? Is There Hope For The Holidays With Vaccines?

Posted on · Grammy-nominated recording artist Jim Brickman talks about how he’s reimagined holiday touring. Plus, biomedical policy expert Dr. Kirstin Matthews explains vaccine progress, and business professor Dietrich von Biedenfeld forecasts the holiday economy.

Coronavirus

Holiday Season A Critical Time To Stop COVID-19 Spread, Houston Hospital Executives Say

Posted on · The Houston Health Department reported a positivity rate of 7.9% on Monday at their COVID-19  testing sites. Harris County officials said Tuesday their number is 8.2%, which is lower than what some hospitals' emergency rooms are seeing right now.

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.