The differences between omicron and delta variant symptoms were analyzed as part of a COVD-19 infection survey.
Houston pediatric hospitalizations have now surpassed the peak number of patients from the Delta surge, according to Texas Children's Hospital. This comes as kids head back to the classroom.
The event will be held throughout the day featuring toys and special gifts to children but volunteers are needed to ensure the event goes smoothly.
U.S. health officials say early reports about Omicron are “encouraging” suggesting the new COVID-19 variant is less dangerous than Delta.
Since this new variant was first identified and announced in South Africa last week, it has now spread to more than a dozen countries including Canada, as scientists race to figure out how much of a threat Omicron is.
The new Omicron variant of COVID-19 has sparked widespread concern over its uncertainty. On Monday, a new travel ban will go into effect in the US, to help slow the spread.
Healthcare workers have continued to risk their own lives to save others, which is why the Houston Methodist CEO called a federal advisory panel vote not to approve booster shots for them a slap in the face. However, on Friday morning the CDC's director overruled that decision.
R.1 is not a CDC variant of concern or interest
The delta variant has been identified in at least 180 countries, according to the World Health Organization.
The U.S. Department of Education announced the inquiry days after the Texas Education Agency quietly updated its guidance to say school districts can’t require masks.
At a time when nurses are leaving the field, a local university is looking to help meet the needs through an accelerated nursing degree program. A graduate of that nursing program is switching careers to work on the front line of the battle.
At a time when nurses are leaving the field, a local university is looking to help meet the needs through an accelerated nursing degree program. A graduate of that nursing program is switching careers to work on the front line of the battle. FOX 26's Maria Salazar has his story.
University leaders have encouraged mask-wearing and getting vaccinated, but they say Gov. Greg Abbott has prevented them from requiring either.
A Southern California nurse leaves behind five children, including a newborn, and her husband after dying of COVID-19.
While some national companies are requiring employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, mandates have been the exception for businesses in Texas.
Teachers report being spread thin by the demands of remote learning and exhausted by the constant health concerns.
Two of the school districts in the newly filed lawsuits include Galveston ISD and Spring ISD.
A day after President Biden announced new COVID-19 vaccine mandates to combat the growing surge in the U.S., FOX 26's Denise Middleton checks in to what efforts are already underway in Harris County.
A local nurse practitioner has been prescribing the controversial drug to treat COVID-19 and has seen some success, but the FDA has not approved it for use yet.
Officials in Galveston County confirmed a little girl's death from COVID-19 complications is the county's first youngest coronavirus-related death.