In 2019, Margaret Nicklas reported in the Texas Standard about diseases carried by mosquitoes and ticks. In Texas where mosquitoes thrive, tick-borne disease are often overlooked.
Every time we experience a pandemic, bizarre and headline-catching conspiracies come along with it. It happened with HIV and Ebola, and it’s happening again in the era of COVID-19.
The Galveston County Health District announced five new deaths on Monday, on the same day Texas increased the statewide death toll by more than 600 people.
The biggest test yet of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine got underway Monday with the first of some 30,000 Americans rolling up their sleeves to receive shots created by the U.S. government as part of the all-out global race to stop the outbreak.
Reports of new daily cases of COVID-19 have begun trending down, weeks after cities and the state ordered Texans to begin wearing face masks.
While many feel mild or no COVID-19 symptoms, they are still susceptible to significant psychological challenges caused by being isolated within small confines for an extended period of time during a self-quarantine.
Dr. Philip Keiser tested negative for COVID-19 after exposure to a coronavirus-positive patient last weekend but will remain in isolation through the weekend.