The official case count doesn’t reflect the pandemic’s reality. I found the satisfaction of ferreting out the actual number to be cold comfort.
After his denying local authorities tools to combat community spread, it’s no wonder Texans are desperate for vaccinations to save us from COVID-19’s renewed surge.
The city’s resourceful artists are connecting with audiences everywhere but on stage.
Watch the video to follow Bobby Richardson and others as they deliver food, and support, to the families along their routes.
Food insecurity has soared during the pandemic, but Alamo City bus drivers came up with a solution: get food to the hungry.
The not-quite-twenty Texans who spectacularly disgraced themselves during the pandemic.
Not everything that happened last year was terrible. Here are a few reasons we kept hope alive.
The answer can be found in the large crowd that attended DeSoto native Errol Spence's win over Danny Garcia.
Escaping an unprecedented health crisis will require an unprecedented effort for the state’s chronically underfunded public health system.
Researchers Daniel Wrapp and Jason McLellan owe a scientific honor they won this week to a Belgian camelid named Winter.
Robert Rodriguez tended to patients in the Rio Grande Valley as cases surged last summer, and he’s taken that experience to serving on the president-elect’s pandemic task force.
How Texas grandfamilies navigated the school reopening process during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Loving County, residents still feel the specter of the pandemic.
For those who hail from the COVID-19 hot spot, isolation from family this Thanksgiving and Christmas is especially painful.
A new surge in infections is underway, though transmission rates are down in some areas, and new treatments are reducing the death rate.
Leaders on both sides of the Rio Grande claim border crossings, an aspect of daily life in the region, have contributed to the recent surge in infections.
An all-virtual election bid might be the right thing to do. But will it cost some Democrats their races?
Nine tips for sampling the state's taco scene without jeopardizing your health or anyone else’s.
As COVID-19 spreads, some Hispanic San Antonians are relying on sage, psychics, and prayer.
UT-Austin hit students with a request that at any other time would have seemed ridiculous: before classes start, would they please spend 14 days in self-quarantine?
The songwriter on creativity in a time of crisis and how he’s seeking camaraderie in isolation.
The East Texas Republican tested positive for the coronavirus after refusing to wear a mask—which almost made us forget about his supporters allegedly beating up his opponent’s campaign manager.
Three words: tequila almond croissant.
Texas A&M epidemiologist Dr. Rebecca Fischer on the critical systems being put in place to maximize safety in an uncertain time.
New polling indicates that the governor’s office is lagging behind mainstream opinion of the coronavirus pandemic.
It's not just the pandemic. Texas's beloved grocery chain has been developing its disaster response for more than a decade.
The COVID-19 crisis is the predictable result of the governor muddling through things.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the pioneering vaccine scientist explains why he believes the White House has put Texans in grave danger.
He was a high school band director and the cornerstone of a lively music scene in southeast Texas—and then a Saturday night gig exposed him to the coronavirus.
Days after he attended his county party convention, Bill Baker was hospitalized with COVID-19. In three weeks, more than 7,000 Republicans will descend on Houston.
It's March 2021 and Democrats are in power again, the state budget is a bloodbath, and the coronavirus stalks the Capitol.
All of the trend lines in Texas are going the wrong way.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the leader of the beleaguered, but beloved, Dallas carrier on what it will take to survive the pandemic.
The Texas 2036 project organizes information from the state, Google, and the media to provide a clear picture of the state of the pandemic in Texas.
On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, the legislator and medical doctor weighs in on Texas’s reopening, masks, and Trump’s reelection chances.
A month ago Philip Archibald was a frustrated small business owner locked inside his Dallas home. Now he commands a heavily armed network of anti-lockdown vigilantes, some with extremist leanings.
On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, our taco editor and the author of ‘American Tacos’ on the resilience of “the perfect food.”
Laredo cardiologist Ricardo Cigarroa is on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, making house calls and “dealing hard doses of truth.”
With a virus-infected economy and an oil bust to boot, the Texas model is facing an unprecedented crisis.
On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, the Baylor College of Medicine investigator takes us inside the high-stakes world of coronavirus research and trials.
As our understanding of the disease has evolved, so have the models and advice from experts.
As far as PR stunts go, this one has been lucrative.
The Shelley Luther saga gave Texas politicians an excuse to change the conversation, and deflect blame.
From Mattress Mack to that Austin guy who pushed a park ranger into the lake, the pandemic is bringing out the best and worst in people.
The high-profile philanthropist and furniture retailer says the time is right for Texas to carefully reopen for business.
One of Governor Greg Abbott's top aides says more testing and contact tracing should have been in place before restrictions were lifted.
The plan deviates considerably from what many public health officials say is needed for Texans to reopen businesses.
On a special edition of the National Podcast of Texas, the West Texas native and former roughneck explains this week’s record-setting price plunge and weighs its long-term impact on the state’s once-thriving energy business.
Check back each day for updated figures about the number of COVID-19 cases in our state.
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