Articles tagged: coronavirus
ICU beds are limited, medical providers are falling sick, and urban hospitals where small facilities transfer critical patients are running out of space.
Just a few weeks ago, officials in Starr County thought their community might make it through the COVID-19 pandemic as one of the few lucky ones. The rural coun...Read More
One day after The Texas Tribune reported that the Texas Medical Association was a sponsor for the indoor convention that is expected to draw 6,000 people, the doctors' group announced it was calling on organizers to cancel.
This article was originally published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans—and engages with them—about publ...Read More
Desde una doctora varada en Ciudad Juárez, hasta un refugio cerrado después de un brote, el Covid-19 está golpeando fuertemente a lo largo de la frontera entre Texas y México.
Entre Fronteras Desde una doctora varada en Ciudad Juárez, hasta un refugio cerrado después de un brote, el Covid-19 está golpeando fuertemente a lo largo de...Read More
From a doctor stranded in Ciudad Juárez to a shelter closed after an outbreak, COVID-19 is hitting hard along the Texas-Mexico border.
Between Borders From a doctor stranded in Ciudad Juárez to a shelter closed after an outbreak, COVID-19 is hitting hard along the Texas-Mexico border. By Anna-...Read More
Electronic monitoring companies refuse to touch coronavirus-positive inmates. That means they can’t go home.
At night, he prayed. To 35-year-old Ideare Bailey, it seemed like the only thing he could do. He was arrested on a theft charge on April 6, and placed in a Dall...Read More
He Removed Labels That Said ‘Medical Use Prohibited,’ Then Tried to Sell Thousands of Masks to Officials Who Distribute to Hospitals
Using TaskRabbit and Venmo, a Silicon Valley investor and his business partner had workers repackage non-medical KN95 masks so he could sell them to Texas emergency workers.
This article was originally co-published by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of powers. Lucas Rensko was making money through a popular...Read More
The speed with which physicians and patients across the United States have signed up to participate in the ongoing plasma therapy project is unprecedented.
The 61-year-old postal worker arrived at Austin’s Ascension Seton hospital in April in respiratory distress—he had a high fever, struggled to breath, an...Read More
The AbiMar Foods processing plant avoided disaster when COVID-19 spread across Texas, but as workers return to the new normal, they worry about keeping their jobs.
Mfaume Lawi has already lost his home several times. The first was during an attack on his village in the Democratic Republic of Congo during the civil war in t...Read More
As public health experts warn of new waves of infections this summer or fall, experts say there’s still not a robust system in place to track the coronavirus, particularly in rural areas.
For the last few weeks, L.D. Williamson has fielded calls from worried neighbors. COVID-19 has spread quickly through Red River County in far Northeast Texas, a...Read More