1 Dead In Georgia From Rare, Tropical Illness Possibly Linked To Similar Case In TexasThe three infected patients live in separate states, but genetic analysis indicates their cases may be related.
CDC Lowers Warning For Vaccinated Travelers On Cruise ShipsThe travel alert level was lowered just over a week before the first cruise in more than 15 months is scheduled to set sail from a U.S. port.
CDC: Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Reduce COVID-19 Hospitalization Risk By 94% For Older AdultsThe Pfizer and Moderna vaccines were found in the real world to be 94% effective against COVID-19 hospitalization among fully vaccinated adults ages 65 and older in the U.S., the CDC reported Wednesday.
CDC Recommends Resuming Use Of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 VaccineExperts don’t expect the decision to have too much of an impact in Texas, where demand for the vaccine is down.
CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Until June 30The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended its federal moratorium on eviction for non-payment of rent until June 30.
CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement To All Air Passengers Entering The USWith the country already in surge status, the testing requirement for air passengers will help slow the spread of the virus
State Of Texas Activates Federal COVID-19 Vaccination Program For Long-Term Care Staff, ResidentsThe program is free of charge to facilities and sends staff and Pfizer vaccines from partnering Walgreens and CVS locations to vaccinate residents and staff who volunteer to participate.
CDC Says Face Masks Can Protect Wearers — Not Just OthersWearing a face mask doesn't just protect other people from potentially getting infected with the coronavirus, it protects you too, according to updated guidance from the CDC.
CDC Recommends Staying Put For Thanksgiving During Pandemic“We need to change the rules for this one year, maybe two years,” said Dr. David Winter, an internal medicine physician at Baylor Scott & White Health.
Health Officials Worry Nation Not Ready For COVID-19 VaccineThe U.S. has committed more than $10 billion to develop new coronavirus vaccines but hasn't allocated money specifically for distributing and administering vaccines.
COVID-19 Positive? Don't Pet Your Fur Babies, Isolate From Them InsteadSocial distancing applies to pets as well as humans in households with positive cases of COVID-19, according to research by Texas A&M AgriLife.
"Our Hospitals Look Like War Zones": Texas Battling Influx Of COVID-19 CasesWhile cities like Dallas and Houston are seeing a decrease in COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations, virus-related deaths in Texas are up 33% over the last 10 days.
2 Texas Counties Slammed By Coronavirus Surge Bring In Refrigerated Trucks As Morgues OverfillTwo counties in Texas -- Cameron and Hidalgo -- are sharing a large refrigerated trailer to store bodies of coronavirus patients because of a lack of space at the morgues.
COVID-19 Deaths Hit New High In Texas As Governor Abbott Urges The Use Of Face MasksTwo weeks after Republican Governor Greg Abbott ordered most of the state's 30 million residents to wear masks, Texas is still scrambling to contain one of the biggest coronavirus surges in the U.S.
CDC Recommending No Events, Gatherings Of 50 Or More People For 8 WeeksThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that any events or mass gatherings of 50 or more people should be canceled or postponed for the next eight weeks.