The Texas Department of State Health Services announced nearly 95,000 doses of the COVID-19 are headed to the hospitals across the state.
More info on Houston-area hospitals first-up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine
Evaluation of the Impact of a Pertussis Cocooning Program on Infant Pertussis Infection
Johnson Hospital] were included in the study. The majority of severe pertussis cases in young infants in the Houston metropolitan area ... phase 1 when Tdap vaccine was offered to postpartum ...
A preventative COVID-19 drug has opened up life for some immunocompromised Texans. But it remains unknown to many others
But news of a game-changing COVID-19 drug ... She was the first patient at Houston Methodist hospital to receive Evusheld in January. She’s still very careful, but has opened up her life in ...
Houston Health Department now offering free COVID-19 boosters to children age 5 to 11
All children ages 5 to 11 can now receive a free booster shot at all Houston Health Department vaccination sites. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends that children in ...
Indiana kids ages 5-11 can receive COVID-19 vaccine booster
Hoosier children ages 5-11 can now receive a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine following authorization this week from federal health officials, the Indiana Department of Health said Friday. The state ...
8 Things You Need to Know About the Omicron Variant
The Omicron variant is another pivotal unfolding in the two-year Covid-19 saga, with scientists having first identified the ... of diagnostic microbiology at Houston Methodist, tells our sister ...
North Korea reports 15 more suspected COVID-19 deaths
After maintaining a widely disputed claim that it’s been coronavirus-free for more than two years, North Korea announced Thursday that it had found its first COVID-19 patients since the pandemic ...
COVID-19 wastewater levels, hospitalizations creeping up in Minnesota
Rising COVID-19 hospitalizations ... of them end up needing treatment. HealthPartners similarly reported this week that three-fourths of the patients with COVID-19 in its hospitals in Minnesota ...
A million lives lost
REUTERS/Brian Snyder Three months after the first cases are detected, the country is facing a second wave. Up to one ... BioNTech coronavirus vaccine at Rady’s Children’s hospital vaccination ...
100 million Americans could be infected during COVID surge this fall: Here's why
U.S. regulators strictly limited who can receive Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine due to the ongoing risk of rare but serious blood clots. She said when the vaccines first rolled out in the ...
FDA restricts J&J's COVID-19 vaccine due to blood clot risk
WASHINGTON – U.S. regulators on Thursday strictly limited who can receive ... Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in adults, when compared with no vaccine.” The clotting problems first came up last ...
Megan Thee Stallion honored with Houston's Key to the City
"I only have two words: 'Houston, Texas,'" proudly tweeted Dr. Peter Hotez—co-director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children’s Hospital ... city's COVID-19 relief effort.
Medical City, U.S.A.: Medgadget Visits Texas Medical Center
We were well aware that TMC pioneered many medical innovations, such as one of the first total artificial heart implants. But as our Houston tour took place just as coronavirus was beginning to ...