Mask Mandates & Free Covid Testing to Remain in Place for Students of HISD

Despite Gov. Greg Abbott’s stance, The Houston Independent School District will continue to uphold mask mandates, and offer free COVID testing on campus for...

With Warning For Unvaccinated, Biden Lays Out Plan To Fight Surging Omicron

WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday more federal vaccination and testing sites to tackle a surge in COVID-19...

Explainer: Boosters, Key to Fight Omicron, a Lot Still to Learn

The omicron variant of COVID-19 is taking the world by storm, even faster than the recent delta variant. In a mere three weeks, omicron...

Walmart, Walgreens Limit Sales of At-Home COVID-19 Tests Amid Omicron Surge

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Walmart Inc and Walgreens Boots Alliance have limited sales of at-home COVID-19 testing kits, citing a surge in demand due...

Texas Parents Reach Out To Gov. Abbott Demanding Mask Mandates

The emergence of COVID-19’s omicron variant has caused many Texans to begin reevaluating Governor Greg  Abbott’s stance on mask mandates. According to the Austin...

Texas’ Harris County Records Its First Death Linked To Omicron Variant

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Texas' Harris County on Monday reported its first death related to the Omicron COVID-19 variant, a man who was unvaccinated,...

‘Don’t, Don’t, Don’t’ Oppose Booster Shots, Former President Donald Trump Gets Booed For Being...

On Sunday, former President Donald Trump appeared on Fox News host Bill O’Reilly’s “History Tour,” where he announced he had received a COVID-19 booster...

‘Living Example Of The Way To Manage This’: Houston Mayor Announced He Has COVID-19

Omicron's newest victim is none other than Houston’s Mayor, Sylvester Turner, who announced he tested positive this Friday afternoon. This puts the Mayor among...

‘Get Vaccinated, Schedule Boosters’: Houston Expects New Wave Of Omicron Variant

Seems the fast-spreading omicron variant has caught up with Houston and is threatening to cause havoc as early as next month. Health officials are...

Omicron Estimated To Be 2.9% Of COVID-19 Variants In U.S.-CDC

Dec 14 (Reuters) - The Omicron variant was estimated to be 2.9% of the COVID-19 variants circulating in the United States as of Dec....
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