A Dell Medical School Program Is Trying To Help People Dealing With Long-Term Side Effects Of COVID-19
A lot of people who got COVID still have symptoms months after the infection is gone. A team at UT Austin's Dell Medical School wants to figure out why and how to help.
Austin health officials are touting several pieces of good news this week. Travis County hit a milestone with its vaccination efforts: 70% of people 12 and older in the county are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. And hospitalizations are on a downward trend.
The advisory committee's recommendation follows the FDA's authorization of Pfizer vaccine boosters for people 65 and up. Both regulatory moves will inform the U.S. plan to dispense extra doses.
The camp grew to hold 15,000 people at one point, with a total of nearly 30,000 migrants passing through since Sept. 9, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says.
The public transit agency is waiving fares next month to thank customers for enduring substandard service quality caused by a shortage of drivers and mechanics.
The vote is an attempt by Democrats to protect abortion rights as states set increasingly restrictive laws. But the bill faces dim prospects in the Senate.
Plans to reduce gridlock on I-35 by expanding its capacity could make the highway so appealing that more drivers would flock to it and jam it up with more traffic than before.
The city received the official designation earlier this year. It will celebrate its mermaid pride at a parade and street fair Saturday.
A lot of misinformation has been thrown around about crime and police staffing and funding in Austin. What are the facts?
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