Kathryn Eastburn

Former Reporter

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Kathryn Eastburn was a reporter at The Daily News from September 2018 to May 2020.

'We’re all trying to make sense of this crazy world and this crazy time.' — Marie Lynn Miranda, former provost at Rice University, a professor of statistics and provost-elect at the University of Notre Dame

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Thanks, Angela. I am so happy to know about this Galveston-born musician. And thanks, Bailey, for the recording.

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Nick: We are continuing to follow this issue, but please see our April 23 story, "Nearly all COVID-19 deaths in Galveston County linked to nursing homes," where we began a discussion of this major concern.

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My conversation with Dr. Armstrong last week went slightly differently than WFAA's. He said they lost one patient within the total 39 being treated with hydroxychloroquine, and that the patient was someone who would have died anyway of preexisting conditions. That was last week. I have no…

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I apologize for the oversight, Mr. Richard. Thanks, Clear Lake Shores for leading the way.

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I don't know who Dr. Armstrong said that to. He told me he chose to treat patients who'd tested positive and were exhibiting symptoms, not those with the best chance of healing. He said his goal was to alleviate symptoms to keep them out of the hospital.

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If you know family members who would like to talk about residents' experiences, please send them my way. Patient names are protected by law. I will continue to follow up with anyone I can reach. Kathryn.eastburn@galvnews.com

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Dr. Armstrong is not conducting a clinical trial so there is not a control group of those who received the drug and those that did not. He chose patients who were symptomatic because hydroxychloroquine has been shown, in some cases, to slow symptoms of COVID-19 in some patients. Asymptoma…

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Absolutely, Mr. Lewis. If you can connect me with a respiratory therapist I'd love to talk to one. All best and take good care.

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Where'd you get your bottlebrush, Bailey?

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Kathryn Eastburn commented on Bright spot of the day

There's a wonderful story in this morning's Washington Post about a woman who sits on her front porch giving cello concerts for neighbors walking by -- all safely distanced.