Tag Archives: health care

Coronavirus threatens West Texas as tourists flock to Big Bend and Marfa

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. For Andrew Rubalcaba’s 39th birthday, he wanted to get out of town — but he also wanted to be safe. So before Thanksgiving, …

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Texas must boost COVID-19 controls, White House report says

[ad_1] Texas must ramp up efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus as the state experiences a “full resurgence” of COVID-19 infections, according to White House guidelines. Texas is seeing an “unsustainable increase in hospitalizations” from the virus and “statewide mitigation must increase,” according to a White House Coronavirus …

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Continuing choppy pattern, European stocks drop on coronavirus restriction concerns

[ad_1] A man wearing a protective face covering to combat the spread of coronavirus waits inside the bus station as protesters march past during an antivax rally and protest against vaccination and government restrictions, in Liverpool, England, on Nov. 14, 2020. oli scarff/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images European stocks headed lower on …

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Mayor Betsy Price tests positive as COVID-19 cases in Tarrant County soar

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. Tarrant County reported a pandemic high of more than 2,100 new coronavirus cases and nearly 800 hospitalizations Wednesday, the same day Fort Worth …

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TribCast: Potential vaccine offers hope as coronavirus surges in Texas

[ad_1] In this week’s edition of the TribCast, Emma talks to Ross, Edgar and Patrick about the challenges of vaccine distribution in rural Texas, the latest in the allegations against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the controversial new head of the Texas GOP. [ad_2] Source link

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Coronavirus update: U.S. death toll tops 1,500 in a day, as Pfizer provides glimmer of hope for a vaccine with plans to seek emergency approval

[ad_1] After a another grim day in new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths, a glimmer of hope on the vaccine front was provided when Pfizer Inc. said it has enough data on its vaccine candidate’s safety to seek emergency-use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration. Pfizer PFE, +0.77% said …

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Coronavirus response | Ask the Admin: Double mask needed? | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Q: Since a “one” mask mandate across the entire state has led to the highest level of infections and death level in the entire country (per population), is it about time to consider wearing two masks per person? A: No. It is not the mask mandate causing the increase …

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El Paso is fighting the coronavirus and Texas officials

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. El Paso has been so depleted by the coronavirus that the county’s makeshift morgues are relying on jail inmates to move bodies, and …

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott won’t order lockdown as coronavirus cases rise

[ad_1] On June 26, Texas was reporting 5,102 people had been hospitalized due to the coronavirus, breaking a new record for the state. The positivity rate — the portion of tests that come back positive — had hovered above Gov. Greg Abbott’s “warning flag” level of 10% for more than …

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These Coloradans survived coronavirus during the first wave. Here’s what they want you to know now. – The Colorado Sun

[ad_1] With the coronavirus crisis worsening by the day, The Colorado Sun reached out to three people who survived the disease in the spring to hear how their recovery is going and see what advice they have for their fellow Coloradans as the state weathers this latest surge.  Doug Summerfield, …

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