Leaving middle seats open and vacant on airplanes may significantly reduce a passenger’s risk of exposure to the coronavirus, a new study published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests.
The Biden administration says the U.S. is setting up a $1.7 billion national network to identify and track worrisome coronavirus mutations whose spread could trigger another pandemic wave.
Harris County Public Health is transitioning from the waitlist system to now offering resident COVID-19 vaccine appointment options immediately upon signing up.
The state estimated 64,360 active COVID-19 cases Thursday, with 2,931 COVID-19 sufferers hospitalized in Texas Wednesday, the most recent total available.
India’s two largest cities have imposed stringent restrictions on movement and one planned to use hotels and banquet halls to treat coronavirus patients.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 576,000, a hopeful sign that layoffs are easing as the economy recovers from the pandemic recession.
New research has found that most kids with a serious inflammatory illness linked to the coronavirus had no COVID-19 symptoms or just mild ones. Another small study found that many MIS-C patients also suffered neurological symptoms.
A below-average number of new COVID-19 cases was reported Wednesday, while deaths matched the Texas average, according to state health officials.
The pause on Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine will remain in place for now after U.S. health advisers said they need more evidence to make any decision about the rare blood clots reported.
Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel said he anticipates the world will see many coronavirus variants over “the next year or so” and hopes to have a booster shot by the fall.
Researchers at UTHealth are asking for your help to find better treatments for COVID-19.
The NFL announced Wednesday that more than 2 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered at its stadiums and facilities since starting the campaign earlier this year.
Financial relief could be on the way for the families of the nearly 50,000 Texans who died from COVID-19. FEMA is now accepting applications for COVID-19 funeral expenses.
Houston health officials are advising people on what to do if you took the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, which has now been put on pause amid concerns about blood clots.
Johnson & Johnson said it will pause an ongoing trial of its COVID-19 vaccine after federal health officials recommended the action in the wake of six reported U.S. cases of a rare type of blood clotting following vaccination.
Fort Bend County’s COVID-19 Risk Level is decreasing from orange to yellow – signifying a low to moderate community risk– on Tuesday, County Judge KP George announced.
More than 500,000 doses of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been administered in Texas, and health officials say none of the six reported cases of blood clots occurred in the state.
The Houston Health Department and Harris County Public Health will pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at their sites following guidance from federal health officials.
The Texas Department of State Health Services said Monday that there were 2,823 people with the coronavirus hospitalized on Sunday, the most recent day data was available.
What should you do if you got the J&J COVID-19 vaccine, or have an appointment to get one? Here’s what you need to know.