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Biden to announce that Merck will work with Johnson & Johnson to manufacture coronavirus vaccine

President Joe Biden is expected to announce Tuesday that Merck & Co. will partner with Johnson & Johnson to help manufacture J&J's coronavirus vaccine, administration officials familiar with the matter said, increasing production capacity as the third authorized shot begins ...

These Black women are on the frontlines of the fight against Covid-19

They have administered Covid-19 vaccines on college campuses, provided testing at churches and spent long hours in labs developing an effective vaccine.

Pediatrician: The pandemic is taking an alarming toll on children

Almost a year into the pandemic, what began as a public health emergency is turning into a mental health crisis among our nation's children and adolescents as they struggle with social isolation, grief, and the switch to remote learning. It ...

All our recent progress with Covid-19 could be wiped out by variants, CDC director says. 'Please stay strong'

The US is at risk of losing all its recent gains in the battle against Covid-19 as highly contagious variants take advantage of Americans getting lax with safety measures.

H-E-B Issues State-Wide Call For Entries

Now in its eighth year, H-E-B Quest for Texas Best has expanded its search for the finest foods and beverages in the Lone Star State to also include non-food items. In addition to food creators and innovators, Texas-based purveyors of ...

H-E-B Quest for Texas Best 2021 call for entries now open

Now in its eighth year, H-E-B Quest for Texas Best has expanded its search for the finest foods and beverages in the Lone Star State to also include non-food items. In addition to food creators and innovators, Texas-based purveyors of ...

I'm pregnant... should I get the Covid-19 vaccine?

There's enough to worry about during a pregnancy, even without a pandemic. As the vaccine rollout continues, there's still concern over its impact on pregnancy. Covid-19 has added an entirely new layer of health anxiety for anyone expecting a child. ...

Family rifts seem on the rise. Here's why they happen and how to cope

Each week, Sheri McGregor gets hundreds of emails from parents shut out of their children's lives. Every story is different, she said. What the parents have in common is a profound sense of isolation. "They say, 'I thought I was ...

Which face mask is best for communication? A new study weighs in

The receptionist at the doctor's office asks a question from behind her double mask and face guard on the opposite side of a large, plastic partition.

Despite US Covid-19 cases dropping, infections are still staggeringly high. Here's what has experts worried

A new ensemble forecast published Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests the daily Covid-19 death rate will slow in the coming weeks -- good news following more than a month of declining case and hospitalization numbers.

Americans support teachers getting Covid-19 vaccine before schools reopen, according to new survey

A majority of US adults -- nearly six in 10 -- say that K-12 schools that are not currently open for in-person learning should wait until all teachers receive the Covid-19 vaccine before they reopen, according to a new survey.

Moderna, Pfizer test vaccine strategies against new variants

Vaccine makers Pfizer and Moderna are trying to get out ahead of some of the new coronavirus variants that are causing concern around the world.

Traumatized and tired, nurses are quitting due to the pandemic

Nursing was more than a career to Rachel Ellsworth. She says she was "called" to the work.

Leading Health and Cancer Advocacy Groups Unite to Reduce Racial Disparities in Cancer Care

Today, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) presented new ideas for overcoming inequality in oncology. The recommendations—developed by a group of 17 national experts, representing ...

Over 5,000 Free Meals Served to The Houston Community At Burns Original Bar-B-Que With Help From BossLife Foundation, 1501 Records, & World Central Kitchen

It was a beautiful day to give back to the Houston community following the rough week we've all had dealing with the after math of the Winter storm. Cars started to line up all along the back roads of Acres ...

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