The bill would provide direct payments of up to $1,400 to most Americans and money for COVID-19 vaccines and testing, aid to state and local governments, help for schools and the airline industry and subsidies for health insurance.
Pharmaceutical companies that took taxpayer money from the U.S. or Europe to develop inoculations at unprecedented speed say they are negotiating contracts and exclusive licensing deals with producers on a case-by-case basis because they need to protect their intellectual property and ensure safety.
The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times report that the true number of people who had died in nursing homes in New York was altered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top aides in a state Health Department report in July.
U.S. employers likely stepped up their hiring in February as confirmed viral cases declined, consumers spent big chunks of their government aid checks and the economy appeared to be sustaining a tentative recovery.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History asked Dr. Anthony Fauci to contribute a personal artifact to mark the pandemic, and he chose the lumpy blue and orange ball that he used to explain the complexities of the virus in dozens of interviews.
Despite Gov. Greg Abbot’s order rescinding a statewide mask mandate, Longview ISD will retain its current COVID-19 safety protocols — including mask use — for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.
NET Health’s “second dose” clinic for the Pfizer vaccine will take place on Friday and Saturday at Harvey Convention Center in Tyler. However, please note, only persons eligible for their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be admitted.
An untold number of older people are getting left behind in the desperate dash for vaccine shots because they are too frail, overwhelmed, isolated or poor to navigate a system that favors healthier individuals with more resources.
While not disputing the church officials’ contention that an abortion-derived cell line is used in the production, Johnson & Johnson issued a statement Tuesday stressing that there is no fetal tissue in its vaccine.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbot announced the state will be 100% reopening, meaning no mask mandate and no more capacity restrictions. This is the news most business owners have been waiting for for nearly a year.
The Republican governor has faced sharp criticism from his party over the mandate, which was imposed eight months ago, and other COVID-19 restrictions. It was only ever lightly enforced, even during the worst outbreaks of the pandemic.
After almost a year of following a governor order to enforce masks to prevent the spread of covid-19, businesses will no longer have to ask customers to put on their masks come March 10. Nacogdoches customer service workers react to the his decision.
The announcement comes as the White House looks to speed the production of the single-dose J&J vaccine and accelerate the nation’s plans to reach “herd immunity” in the U.S. and begin restoring normalcy after the pandemic.
Erin Wides spoke with NET Health about a decrease in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the last week, as well as how the Johnson and Johnson vaccine will impact Smith County and the ability to vaccinate more people.
A new report by the Geneva-based Insecurity Insight and the University of California, Berkeley’s Human Rights Center identified more than 1,100 threats or acts of violence against health care workers and facilities last year.
The Texas Division of Emergency (TDEM), the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), and the Texas Military Department (TMD) today announced 26 counties participating in the first week of the Save Our Seniors vaccination initiative.