LIVE at 11 a.m.: Dr. Anthony Fauci to address COVID-19 questions in ABC town hall
Dr. Anthony Fauci will join ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton for a live town hall aimed at helping viewers separate fact from fiction, and offer guidance on issues like talking to vaccine-hesitant family and friends.
San Antonio lawyer weighs in on vaccine mandate concerns
On the heels of President Joe Biden’s announcement that all employers with over 100 employees and those who work for the federal government now must get the Covid-19 vaccine, one local lawyer is addressing some questions that have surfaced in response.
San Antonio City Council approves $100 H-E-B gift cards as incentive to get COVID-19 vaccine
City council voted Thursday morning 9-1 to approve $1 million of federal grant dollars to spend on up to 10,000 gift cards that will be given to people who complete their vaccination series at Metro Health vaccination sites.
No, monoclonal antibody therapy is not the same as the COVID-19 vaccine
Texas has 15 infusion centers to help treat eligible COVID-19 patients with monoclonal antibodies before they end up in the hospital. San Antonio’s infusion center reopened on August 9 at the Freeman Coliseum. BCFS runs the facility and confirms more than 1,500 were treated with the therapy by the end of the month.
‘We’re getting tired’: Rural Texas communities overwhelmed with hospitalizations amid COVID-19 surge
COVID-19 infections have been on a steady rise all summer, and it’s starting to wear out medical staff at hospitals in rural Texas communities where facilities are short-staffed and not used to the ongoing demand for care.