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Patients Testing Positive With COVID-19 After Two-Week Quarantine

Patients Testing Positive With COVID-19 After Two-Week Quarantine

Laredo Medical Center now counts with over 60 nurses and six physicians confirmed to have COVID-19. Those that are not showing symptoms are still testing positive, preventing these medical professionals from returning to work.  Health officials say this could indicate the strength of the virus is decreasing. Click on video to view full story.

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Hospital Outbreak Leaves 64 Employees Positive With COVID-19

Hospital Outbreak Leaves 64 Employees Positive With COVID-19

64 Laredo Medical Center employees have been diagnosed with COVID-19. Four of them remain hospitalized.Representatives say 10 of the confirmed employees have recovered and returned to work. The outbreak spread when staff members who were unknowingly exposed to the virus were still working closely with other colleagues. click video to view full story.

Counseling Available For Healthcare Workers Fighting COVID-19 Crisis

Counseling Available For Healthcare Workers Fighting COVID-19 Crisis

It’s been more than three weeks since the health crisis broke out in our area. Work conditions for many healthcare professionals have intensified, leading to emotional and mental exhaustion… Healthcare professionals are at the front lines of this pandemic and are working around the clock to meet the growing demands: some operating under extreme conditions […]

The Judges Battle It Out On Season Nine Of “Masterchef”

The Judges Battle It Out On Season Nine Of “Masterchef”

In a MASTERCHEF kitchen first, the judges will do battle when Season Nine of MASTERCHEF premieres Wednesday, May 30 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. For the first time ever, the judges – host and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, acclaimed chef Aarón Sánchez and renowned restaurateur Joe Bastianich – will choose their favorite home cooks and […]

GOP leaders unveil key details in new tax plan

GOP leaders unveil key details in new tax plan

Cropped Photo: Arturo Pardavila III / CC BY 2.0 License Link 02 NOV 17 16:22 ET By Lauren Fox, Deirdre Walsh and Ashley Killough, CNN (CNN) — House Republicans revealed their new tax bill Thursday, but it’s already encountering some reservations from rank-and-file members. House Speaker Paul Ryan described the proposal, which lowers the number […]

Five Sentenced For Health Care Fraud Scheme

Five Sentenced For Health Care Fraud Scheme

MCALLEN (KFXV) — In federal court, five others were charged for a health care fraud scheme they orchestrated. According to court documents, 41-year-old, Maria Teresa Paz Garza received a 144-month sentence for committing health care fraud, and aggravated identity theft when she as the owner of Hacienda DME, submitted false claims to the Texas Medicaid […]

3rd Annual National Latino HIV Conference Seeks to Raise Awareness

3rd Annual National Latino HIV Conference Seeks to Raise Awareness

South Padre Island (KFXV) — The Valley Aids Council hosts its third annual National Latino HIV Conference in an effort to raise awareness on the growing epidemic. Doctors, social workers and educators from the U.S. and Mexico among the nearly 500 participants. The lack of this type of events for health care and service providers […]