Lieutenant Adolph Aguirre from The Salvation Army in McAllen tells Fox News they have noticed some of the challenges they would be facing due to the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, they prepared themselves ahead of the holiday season.
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The holiday season has health experts concerned. They worry there may be a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions, leading health officials to find room for patients outside of Webb County.
The Center For Disease Control is alerting the public about the risks associated with traveling to Mexico during the holiday season due to a rise in COVID-19 cases.
Long lines formed at one of the city’s COVID-19 testing sites. Health experts remind the community the risks of using this measure as a way of moving forward with their holiday plans.
15 family members in Arlington are now battling coronavirus after celebrating a birthday together. They are now urging others to stay home as much as possible.
The distribution of the treatment called bamlanivimab was announced by Governor Greg Abbott last week.
Region 11, which includes Deep South Texas, has seen COVID-19 cases quadruple in the last two weeks.
A letter written by more than 70 health experts said if safety measures were not followed, the next few months would be deadly.
86-year-old Robert Snyder is one of the more than 90 patients that lives in this retirement center. According to the Brook Ridge Community Development Director, the majority of the residents have agreed to take the vaccine as soon as it is ready for distribution.
Mortgage rates fell to another record low last week, for the 13th time this year. The average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to 2.72%, according to Freddie Mac. That’s the lowest level in the nearly 50 years of the mortgage giant’s survey. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to 2.28%. “Weaker consumer spending data, […]
Tyson supervisors at a pork processing facility in Waterloo, Iowa took bets on how many workers would get infected with Covid-19, even as they took measures to protect themselves and denied knowledge of the spread of the illness at work, according to new allegations in a lawsuit against the company and some employees. The wrongful death suit […]
The World Health Organization has updated its ongoing guidance on Covid-19 medications to advise against using the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat hospitalized patients, no matter how severe their illness may be. According to the update, published in the medical journal the BMJ on Thursday, current evidence does not suggest remdesivir affects the risk of dying from […]
64-year-old Melanie Carmichael was diagnosed with coronavirus on July 14. She showed symptoms like weakness, cough and fever. She was admitted to Harlingen Medical Center, her workplace, just 6 days later after her symptoms worsened.
Staff are working to make more room at the Laredo Medical Center’s ICU and are facing obstacles as they continue their efforts to treat COVID-19 patients.
In Hidalgo County, health officials reported over 600 new cases of coronavirus. The last time the county reported a similar count was back in late August.
In the letter, doctors asked the Laredo City Council to put politics aside and place medicine and science first when voting on the recommendations presented to them.
For two days straight, Laredo’s COVID hospital rate has remained at 15 percent or higher. City leaders say if this continues, there is a high possibility they may begin to transfer patients out of town.
Moderna announced this Monday that their experimental COVID-19 vaccine which has been tested out on close to 30,000 patients throughout the U.S, has demonstrated a 94.5% efficiency rate in preventing the virus. Centex Studies in McAllen is one of the laboratories that is conducting the study among Hispanic volunteers.