As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations balloon, public health experts and local officials worry the loopholes are one reason behind the recent rise.
The virtual Austin Public Health briefing with members of the media comes a day before Thanksgiving, as public health officials warn Austinites to stay home for the holiday and avoid gatherings.
Dr. Peter Hotez is part of a team working to develop a low-cost COVID vaccine that could be distributed globally. "Vaccines are coming," he says. "We have to get everybody through to the other side."
A lot of painful things are dividing Americans in 2020. But Peniel Joseph with the LBJ School of Public Affairs says, "There's no time to be tired."
Some Republican lawmakers have publicly urged the president to allow the formal transition process to begin for the good of the country.
Dozens of immigrant women have said they received unwanted gynecological procedures at Irwin County Detention Center. Yet even as authorities investigate, the accusers have been in danger of removal.
Local health officials are hoping to avoid a repeat of the spike in cases and hospitalizations after other holidays this year.
The court ruled legal precedent disqualifies Medicaid beneficiaries from taking issue with how a state determines which providers are qualified to be in the health care program.
President Trump tweeted Monday that he's recommending the General Services Administration and others in his administration begin "initial protocols."
KUT's photographers are documenting the changes to daily life that the pandemic has brought – from a safe distance.
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