In less than a week, some Dallas schools will open their doors and begin welcoming students — just in time for what many health experts say could be a resurgence of COVID-19 thanks to newer, more contagious variants.
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A recent report from UT Southwestern showed hospital volumes in North Texas have risen 89% over the past two weeks and their model projects hospitalizations could reach levels similar to the beginning of 2021 — the worst of the pandemic — by October if the pace of vaccinations remains the same.
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After an extended period in the yellow “proceed with caution” level, rising case counts and hospitalizations due to COVID-19 have spurred county health officials to recommend unvaccinated individuals move back to the orange “extreme caution” level.
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A respiratory therapist who colleagues said will always be remembered for her compassion was honored with a tree-planting ceremony Friday at Medical City Dallas.
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Scientists used CRISPR gene-editing technology to stop the replication of coronavirus in human cells.
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The highly infectious delta variant, which was first detected in India, now accounts for more than 51% of COVID-19 cases in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Read more
The Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation said Dallas County reached ‘herd immunity’ just in time for Independence Day. But how will the emergence of new variants impact that progress?Read more
Gov. Greg Abbott recently announced that the state will invest an extra $94.6 million in federal funding to support higher education.Read more
An uptick in the transmission of the highly contagious delta COVID-19 variant has prompted officials to announce and update safety measures.Read more
The COVID-19 death rate hit a grim milestone last week – but it took longer to reach it thanks to vaccination efforts.Read more
From April to the end of May, the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation’s COVID-19 Vulnerability Index recorded a 40% drop in average vulnerability.Read more