Dr. Bela Patel, Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, discusses the ongoing surge in coronavirus cases in Texas, and particularly, Houston.
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Houston pediatrician warns parents to take COVID 'very seriously' with children's hospitals full
COVID infection rates are soaring yet again, and kids under 12 aren’t eligible for the vaccine. What does that look like on the front lines? And what is RSV, the other flu-like virus that’s driving a ...
ABC13 town hall to address Houston's rising COVID-19 infection rate
ABC13, Houston's news leader, is hosting a town hall Tuesday, Aug. 3 (7 - 8 p.m. CDT), to examine the surge in COVID-19 infections across southeast Texas, and how the dominance of ...
The Latest: CDC leader: Masks, vaccination could halt surge
Dr_ Rochelle Walensky says new mask-wearing guidance, coupled with higher rates of vaccination against COVID-19, could halt the current escalation of infections in “a couple of weeks.”.
Many in Harris County still leery of vaccine despite the surge of infections
Half of Harris County is still stubbornly reluctant to climb aboard the "vaccine train" despite a seven-fold increase in infections over the last month, driven by the fast-spreading Delta variant of ...
What you need to know about the latest COVID-19 surge and how to stay safe
It’s challenging to know the exact number of variants out there globally or in Texas, health experts say. Checking for these variants happens by analyzing a random sample of COVID-19 tests, so there ...
Coronavirus in Texas: What to know about latest surge
While dozens of variants have spawned from the original COVID-19 virus, health experts say the delta variant is the most transmissible so far.
As Texas COVID-19 cases surge again, some local officials urge everyone to wear masks and unvaccinated residents to stay home
Officials in Dallas, Harris and Travis counties want residents to take stronger precautions as the delta variant drives an increase in coronavirus infections across Texas.
Laredo's COVID-19 figures continue climbing in recent surge
City of Laredo and Webb County officials confirmed 190 new positives and two deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday, with metrics indicating the increasing spread of the novel coronavirus in the Laredo ...
Coronavirus LIVE: Louisiana Reports its Third-Highest Daily COVID-19 Case Count Since Pandemic Start
The Delta variant is sweeping across the U.S. and has left D.C., state and city governments scrambling to respond, while experts in Arkansas labelled a spike in hospitalizations a "raging forest fire" ...
COVID infections are on the rise again in Houston. Will there be another surge?
The Harris Health System’s COVID-19 ward was down to just ... that parallels the increase in infections like we have seen before,” Persse said. Porsa, on the other hand, thinks Houston is on the cusp ...
US hospitals are being overwhelmed by the surge in coronavirus cases
“The threat … COVID-19 poses to our community right now is higher than it has been,” said Houston Mayor Sylvester ... But if the infections continue to increase at the current rate, it ...
Coronavirus cases in US surge to highest level since April: It's 'coming back and biting us'
HOUSTON — A coronavirus resurgence is wiping out two months of progress in the U.S. and sending infections to dire ... If the trends continue, hospitals will probably exceed capacity within ...