Pfizer shared limited data suggesting that a third dose of its original COVID-19 vaccine may “strongly” boost protection against the delta variant.
The latest, most transmissible coronavirus variant is spreading rampantly in countries with low vaccination rates, and health experts are bracing for impact in Texas.
The health department opened 13,070 new appointment slots Sunday for the week of March 22-27. All are now filled.
Wednesday marks the first day of the state’s reopening. Businesses are now allowed to operate at 100% and the mask mandate was lifted.
A doctor accused of stealing a vial of COVID vaccine is now sharing his side of the story. Dr. Hasan Gokal was fired from Harris County Public Health last month.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is establishing a mass COVID-19 community vaccination site in Houston, and it is expected to open to eligible members of the public in two weeks.
One funeral home in Los Angeles says they are handling 30 bodies a day. That's six times their normal rate. They're rented extra 50-foot refrigerators to hold the bodies.
Authorities in Belgium say a 27th elderly person has died in an outbreak at a nursing home from a super-spreading St. Nick party last month but hope the situation is finally under control.
It's not a vaccine, but officials with one Arizona biotech firm hopes their nasal spray could bridge the gap for someone waiting on a vaccine, or can’t get a vaccine.
A new COVID-19 testing device works when someone uses a disposable straw to blow into the machine. Results are sent to the person’s cellphone in seconds.
“The COVID risk to all Americans is at a historic high," said the report from the White House coronavirus task force.
A group of more than 125 economists is calling on Congress to send out more direct cash payments to American families to help them weather the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent economic downturn.