It might be hard to remember what life was like prior to the coronavirus pandemic and because some folks are worried about getting the vaccine, it might seem like things will take more time to get back to normal than expected. But a local expert tells our Maria Salazar why he remains optimistic.
As we celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, consider this. Many moms have been hit the hardest, arguably during the pandemic, losing their jobs and can't find child care so that they can return to work. Our Fox 26 Houston Consumer Reporter Heather Sullivan has more.
In February of 2020, Dr. Nancy Messonnier warned the nation of a potential pandemic, suggesting that social distancing measures should be put into place for schools and businesses.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in government aid is giving some recipients less incentive to look for work.
U.S. employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers.
Since December, Pfizer has been authorized on an emergency use basis and has delivered more than 170 million doses of the shot to people 16 and older.
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was found to be highly effective at protecting against infection, severe disease and death in two new studies published this week out of Israel and Qatar.
A 16-month-old boy is the first toddler to participate in Baylor College of Medicine’s Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine trial for children under the age of two. His mom, a transplant surgeon, discusses her decision to enroll him.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 498,000, the lowest point since the viral pandemic struck 14 months ago and a sign of the job market’s growing strength as businesses reopen and consumers step up spending.
Our Fox 26 Consumer Reporter Heather Sullivan speaks to Chris Meagher, White House Deputy Press Secretary about President Joe Biden's Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
Fox 26 Consumer Reporter Heather Sullivan speaks with White House Deputy Press Secretary Chris Meagher on President Joe Biden's Restaurant Revitalization Fund, which works to aid restaurants hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fox 26 Consumer Reporter Heather Sullivan shows us how FEMA is working to cut funeral costs by offering financial assistance for those with loved ones who have passed from COVID-19.
Fox 26 Reporter Maria Salazar shows us how a local community health center is working to still vaccinate several Houstonians even though demands are not as high as they once were.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee is expected to propose a "mercy ship" to aid India in its ongoing battle with the COVID-19 pandemic, which has seen a recent surge at an alarming rate.
Teams of experts are projecting that COVID-19′s toll on the U.S. will wane dramatically by the end of July, but warn variants are a “wild card” that could set back progress.
CVS and Walgreens accounted for 70% of wasted vaccines in the country, nearly 128,500 shots, according to government data.
India needs help breathing and local organizations are teaming up with other cities and countries to help. The second wave hitting the country of 1.3 billion has seen infections rise by more than 1 million in the past week alone.
A couple of ladies are working hard, even without an audience, to keep things going in musical theatre as COVID keeps the curtain from rising.
President Joe Biden announced a new target of 70% of American adults receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 160 million fully vaccinated, by the Fourth of July.
Such a change could allow Pfizer’s much-needed shots, which have been approved in more than 80 countries, to have a simplified distribution process.