It's unknown where H. Scott Apley contracted COVID-19 or whether he was vaccinated. Read more
As of July 30, the University of Texas Medical Branch had 113 COVID-positive patients across six hospitals and four campuses. Twenty were on v…
PALATKA, Fla. (AP) — Joseph Moore breathed heavily, his face slick with nervous sweat. He held a cellphone with a photo of a man splayed on th…
In all the alarming reports in the past few days about the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, the key takeaway is they’re working and continue to provide strong protection against serious disease and death.
For months, most employers relied on information campaigns, bonuses and other incentives to encourage their workforces to get the COVID-19 shot. Now, a growing number is imposing rules to make it more onerous for employees to refuse — from outright mandates to requiring the unvaccinated to undergo regular testing.
The number of families home schooling their children doubled during the pandemic, according to a survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Federal health officials haven't made an official recommendation about whether or when people should get a COVID booster shot. But people are looking for, and sometimes getting, them, local health officials said.
Vaccinated people can carry as much virus as others, study shows.
“It's an American blessing that we have vaccines for each and every American. It’s such a shame to squander that blessing," President Joe Biden said.
As Galveston County high school football teams kick off their respective seasons at the end of this month, there are a few dates on the schedule that stand out as matchups to anticipate in the 2021 campaign. Read more
In all the alarming reports in the past few days about the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, the key takeaway is they’re working and continue to provide strong protection against serious disease and death. Read more
DEAR ABBY: "Disturbed in Texas" (June 5) was annoyed by the sound of a diabetic co-worker's "beeper" going off frequently. "Disturbed" may not fully understand this situation. The "beeper" is a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), which alerts insulin-dependent diabetics to any blood sugar leve… Read more
MONTREAL (AP) — Naomi Osaka pulled out of the National Bank Open hard-court tuneup to be played in Montreal this month ahead of the U.S. Open. Read more