CDC report says delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox

A CDC document revealed new information about the delta variant, including its impact on vaccinated people. FOX 26's Maria Salazar heard from an infectious disease expert about what to make of the new information, and the comparison between the contagiousness of chickenpox and the delta variant.

ER Doctor shares reasons patients say they've refused a vaccine

As Houston hospitals begin to fill up once again following the start of a 4th COVID-19 wave, Dr. Gina Blocker from Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center says her patients often ask her for a vaccine once they learn they've tested positive for the virus. At that point, it's too late and Dr. Blocker says their reasons for not being vaccinated ahead of time are often surprising. Many don't have a reason at all, others say they don't know where to go, or are worried it will change the way their hair grows.