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Where the US stands on Covid-19 vaccines for children under 5 (CNN – March 21)

Organ rejection a key difference in childhood transplant survival rates (Cystic Fibrosis News Today – March 18)

A patent-free Covid vaccine (Living on Earth – March 18)

Research roundup: Spider silk stabilizes cancer-suppressing protein and more (BioSpace – March 18)

Brenham girl becomes Texas Children’s Hospital’s 2000th organ transplant (KWHI – March 12)

This devastating disease is preventable, but Texas leads the nation in new cases (Fort Worth Star-Telegram – March 11)

Two years of COVID-19: How the pandemic changed Austin’s medical community (Austin American-Statesman – March 13)

US leaders push Biden to support India-made vax (Hindustan Times – March 14)

Frank Bures: Pandemic, epidemic, endemic — what's the difference? (LaCrosse Tribune – March 13)

Explained: Centre’s decision of opening up Covid-19 vaccination for kids in 12-14 age bracket (The Indian Express – March 14)

COVID-19 in India: Biological E seeks emergency usage authorisation for use of Corbevax jab on 5 to 12-year-olds (Times Now – March 9)

Texas Children's Hospital reaches 500 heart, 2,000 organ transplant milestone (Becker’s Hospital Review – March 3)

Electronic health record alerts for physicians boost autism study enrollment (Spectrum News/Autism Research News – March 4)

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine protection wanes quickly in 5 to 11 year olds (Contagion Live – March 1)

Skolnik: COVID Update #13 – Status of the pandemic and vaccination coverage, hospitalization, and deaths (Los Alamos Daily Post – March 1)

Science for health equity (Al Día - March 1)

COVID-19: India is the only country to approve Corbevax. But where’s the data? (The Wire Science – March 2)

Vacuna de Pfizer ofrece poca protección contra el contagio de ómicron en niños de 5 a 11 años, revela studio (Univision – March 1)

Pfizer vaccine may offer little protection against infection in kids 5-11 (NBC News – February 28)

Researchers make major COVID breakthrough, create affordable shot to vaccinate the world (CBS 6 KDFM – February 28)

Another study links tics to social media as researchers find more time scrolling on apps could make them worse (Insider – February 28)

Urticaria, angioedema events account for 13% of COVID-19 vaccine reactions (Healio – February 26)

ASH announces 2022 Scholar Award recipients (Healio - February 27)

The twitching generation (The Atlantic – February 27)

Rare Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Appears In Some Teenagers After COVID-19 Vaccination: Study (Global Circulate – February 25)

Houston-area nurse From Texas Children’s leads team To award (Houstonia – February 23)

Could a patent-free vaccine offer a COVID solution that stands up against Alpha, Delta, Omicron, and future variants? (ABC.net.au – February 23)

Corbevax uses time-tested vaccine tech. Regulatory approval will upscale Covid inoculation drive for young persons (The Indian Express – February 24)

Harris County commissioners approve $7.9 million for early childhood initiatives (Community Impact Newspaper – February 23)

Once ashamed of her diagnosis, doctor is now changing the narrative around sickle cell disease (Today Show – February 22)

Judge Lina Hidalgo announces $8 million proposal to invest in early childhood programs (ABC 13 KTRK – February 22)

Judge Lina Hidalgo announces $8M proposal to support early childhood programs (NBC 2 KPRC – February 22)

Corbevax, ZyCoV-D vaccines have EUA for 12-18 age category; SII awaits nod for Covovax (News9 Live – February 23)

Indian-American doctors to celebrate 40 years of AAPI with Texas convention (Daily Excelsior – February 23)

Maria Elena Bottazzi: Un vaccino per tutti (Familia Cristiana – February 24)

Once ashamed of her diagnosis, doctor is now changing the narrative around sickle cell disease (Today Show – February 22)

Judge Lina Hidalgo announces $8 million proposal to invest in early childhood programs (ABC 13 KTRK – February 22)

Judge Lina Hidalgo announces $8M proposal to support early childhood programs (NBC 2 KPRC – February 22)

Corbevax, ZyCoV-D vaccines have EUA for 12-18 age category; SII awaits nod for Covovax (News9 Live – February 23)

Indian-American doctors to celebrate 40 years of AAPI with Texas convention (Daily Excelsior – February 23)

Maria Elena Bottazzi: Un vaccino per tutti (Familia Cristiana – February 24)

Corbevax and ZyCoV-D – Things to keep in mind before taking your kids for COVID-19 vaccination (Business Insider India – February 21)

New Covid-19 children’s vaccine developer to be felicitated by Indian-American physicians at June convention (News India Times – February 22)

Indian-American doctors to celebrate 40 years of AAPI with Texas convention (Deccan Herald – February 22)

Expecting Memphis mother gets surgery for son with Spina Bifida (FOX 13 Memphis – February 18)

Training pathways and careers for neonatologists interested in cardiovascular care (Journal of Perinatology – February 18)

How can we speed up global vaccinations? (Bloomberg – February 20)

Paralysis treatment, protein vaccines advantages, how Cuba made five vaccines, fish sounds. Feb 18, 2022, Part 2 (WNYC Studios – February 18)

ANA names recipients of 2022 Innovation Awards (Becker’s Hospital Review – February 17)

Training pathways and careers for neonatologists interested in cardiovascular care (Nature – February 18)

The Fight Against COVID-19: What Are Foundations Funding At This Point In The Pandemic? (Health Affairs – February 17)

First batches of 50mn Corbevax doses to reach by next weekend (Hindustan Times – February 18)

5 things a pediatric oncologist wants you to know about preventing cancer (NBC 2 KPRC – February 16)

A post-pandemic future: 6 hospital leaders envision how their roles may change (Becker’s Hospital Review – February 16)

Infusion of Stem Cells Improves Sepsis Outcomes in Mice (Technology Networks – February 17)

2022 ANA Innovation Award Winners Address Gaps in Health Equity and Education Brought on by COVID-19 (Vidant Health – February 16)

La vacuna del pueblo para la salud global (Wall Street International Magazine – February 17)

Houston-area health experts hope COVID-19 vaccine expansion breaks through apathy (Houston Chronicle – February 16)

Feb. 16-26: Car seat checks, church celebrations planned in northwest Houston (Houston Chronicle – February 15)

Stem cell infusion improves the survival of mice with sepsis (News Medical – February 15)

Maria Elena Bottazzi ‘Corbevax costa meno di 3 $ a dose’/’USA e Ue non interessate…’ (il ussidiario.net – February 16)

How COVID complicates life for newly arrived refugees in Houston (Houston Chronicle – February 15)

Expert panel recommends EUA to Corbevax jab for 12-18 years (Indian Express – February 15)

Chewing sugar-free gum reduced preterm births in a large study (Science News – February 15)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2022/02/14/unvaccinated-pregnant-mom-covid-strokes-texas/ (Washington Post-February 14)

Meet Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi, the other half of the Hotez dream team (Houston Chronicle – February 14)

Corbevax: Biological E seeks DCGI’s nod for emergency use for 12-18 years age group (The Hindu Business Line – February 13)

Women in Science Day: 5 Outstanding Latinas (Al Día News – February 11)

Sunday ‘Noire: New research finds how COVID-19 affects unborn children (Madamenoire – February 13)

Diana was pregnant when she suffered three strokes and a heart attack. What doctors did was ‘pretty miraculous’ (7 News – February 14)

In unvaccinated pregnant women, Covid can cause deadly harm to babies (NBC News – February 10)

“Muy orgullosa de llevar esa bandera catracha”: científica hondureña nominada al premio Nobel de la Paz por vacuna contra COVID-19 (Telemundo Washington D.C. – February 10)

5 things for Houstonians to know for Thursday, Feb. 10 (NBC 2 KPRC – February 10)

5 things for Houstonians to know for Thursday, Feb. 10 (Black Chronicle – February 10)

Latina scientist who co-created a new COVID shot has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize (Al Día News – February 10)

Family shares story to raise awareness on Congenital Heart Disorder (WPTV – February 10)

‘Ningún feto puede sobrevivir a eso’: cómo el COVID ataca la placenta (Saludiario – February 10)

Dr. Hotez reacts to several states lifting mask mandates (MSNBC – February 9)

A Latina scientist co-created a new Covid vaccine. She's nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. (MSN – February 9)

Covid restrictions the experts would end right now (Politico – February 9)

Katy teen becomes first sickle cell disease patient in Texas Medical Center to become her own donor (NBC 2 KPRC – February 9)

From obscurity to a Nobel Prize nomination: Houston scientists acclaimed for their patent-free COVID-19 vaccine (The Texas Tribune – February 10)

Kingwood mom who survived COVID-19, 3 strokes, heart attack while pregnant names baby after doctor (FOX 26 KRIV – February 9)

5 things to know today, plus an upcoming Texas announcement from Elon Musk (Houston Business Journal – February 9)

Honduran scientist and co-creator of new Covid vaccine nominated for Nobel Peace Prize (HipLATINA – February 9)

AMA awards Dr. Peter Hotez with Scientific Achievement Award for COVID work (NBC 2 KPRC – February 8)

https://www.today.com/health/cold-flu/mom-survives-covid-19-heart-attack-3-strokes-gives-birth-rcna15227 (Today Show-February 8)

https://www.texastribune.org/2022/02/08/texas-pregnancy-vaccine-covid/ (Texas Tribune-February 8)

Doctor on developing global COVID-19 vaccine: ‘We got zero help from the U.S. government’ (Yahoo – February 8)

Nominan a doctora hispana al Nobel de la Paz por desarrollar vacuna contra COVID-19 a bajo costo (Telemundo Houston – February 8)

Pandemic game-changer? How older vaccine tech fills global gaps (Clear Publicist – February 8)

Parents name baby boy after doctor who treated mom for COVID-19 (Good Morning America – February 7)

Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations down as omicron wave appears to crest (Houston Chronicle – February 6)

Vaccine champion Dr. Peter Hotez lands one of AMA’s highest honors (AMA – February 4)

Although flu cases are up compared to last year, Houston is still seeing a relatively mild season (CBS 11 KHOU – February 4)

Chewing this gum may lower risk of preterm birth (WebMD – February 4)

Can chewing sugar-free gum in pregnancy prevent preterm births? (Medpage Today – February 5)

Fort Worth's Opal Lee among 3 trailblazing Texans nominated for 2022 Nobel Peace Prize (Culture Map – Fort Worth -  February 4)

Sims: Until we close the global vaccine gap, we remain vulnerable (The London Free Press – February 4)

Sputnik Light: All you need to know about the one-dose COVID-19 vaccine (Business Today.in – February 7)

COVID cases dropping across the U.S. following Omicron peak (Newsy – February 7)

Agonizing cough of croup rising in kids with COVID (Scientific American – February 3)

https://www.inquirer.com/wires/ap/how-prevent-early-birth-study-explores-sugarless-gum-20220203.html (Philadelphia Inquirer-February 3)

https://consumer.healthday.com/1-4-could-a-chewing-gum-in-pregnancy-help-prevent-premature-deliveries-2656484034.html

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/health/familyhealth/chewing-gum-in-pregnancy-cuts-risk-of-premature-birth-by-nearly-a-quarter/ar-AATraMI

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/02/03/chewing-gum-pregnancy-cuts-risk-premature-birth-nearly-quarter/

https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2022/02/03/pregnancy-oral-health-xylitol-gum-study/2371643898219/

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/research-finds-chewing-sugar-free-151500694.html

Is Type 1 Diabetes genetic? (Self – February 3)

McCaul, Texas colleagues call on Biden to form vaccine partnerships with U.S. institutions (The Ripon Advance – February 3)

How a Texas team created the first 'open source' COVID-19 shot (Devex – February 3)

Time for Texas to treat COVID-19 outbreaks like stormy weather (Houston Chronicle – February 4)

Who actually needs a fourth Covid-19 shot? (Vox – February 3)

Fox 26 Houston: Nurse Appreciation (Fox 26 Houston)

Kids under 5 could soon be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines. A Texas doctor answers some FAQs. (Texas Standard – February 3)

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher nominates Dr. Peter Hotez, Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi for Nobel Peace Prize (NBC 2 KPRC - February 2)

“Light at the end of the tunnel”: Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations down as omicron wave appears to crest (The Texas Tribune – February 2)

Best practices for treating MASKNE in children and adolescents (Contemporary Pediatrics – February 2)

Get to the roots of pediatric acne (Dermatology Times – February 2)

Texas Congresswoman nominates Houston Doctors for Nobel Peace Prize (Audacy – February 2)

‘The scariest thing’: the children living with long Covid | Long Covid (Global Circulate – February 3)

https://abc13.com/kingwood-mom-pregnant-hospitalized-with-covid-suffers-heart-attack-during-battle/11530487/ (ABC News-February 1)

McCaul urges President Biden to partner with Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine on vaccine diplomacy (Congressman Michael McCaul – February 1)

Covid News: Pfizer applies to F.D.A. for two-shot vaccine for children under 5 (The New York Times – February 2)

Covid Live Updates: As some countries ease restrictions, U.S. could be next (The New York Times – February 2)

Pfizer seeks US approval of COVID vaccine for children under 5 (ABC.net.au – February 1)

Congressional Black Caucus applauds India for its global efforts to address COVID-19 crisis (Daily Excelsior – February 2)

2 Houston scientists nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for work in COVID vaccine development (ABC 13 KTRK – February 2)

Why Omicron probably is not the end of COVID-19 (Hartford Hospital – February 1)

Special report-Pediatric emergency care research grows up (LWW Journals – February 1)

Wnt signaling is identified as a target in NEDAMSS disorder in children (Medical Xpress – February 1)

America’s split-screen pandemic: Many families resume their lives even as hospitals are overwhelmed (Washington Post)

Meet Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus first ever therapy dog (Houston Chronicle)

A vaccine developed at Texas Children’s Hospital could be the silver bullet for taking down Covid 19 (MSNBC w/ Stephanie Ruhle)

Peter Hotez: Omicron isn’t the end of the pandemic; another Texas wave may come this summer

Connecticut native helps develop affordable COVID vaccine (The Register Citizen – January 28)

Texas Standard for January 27, 2022 (Texas Standard – January 27)

AHA advisory: Oral penicillin safer than injectable for high-risk rheumatic heart disease (Healio News – January 27)

Certain childhood ALL subtypes linked to genetic ancestry (GenomeWeb – January 27)

Corbevax, a new patent-free Covid-19 vaccine, could be a pandemic game changer globally (News 24 – January 27)

Patent-free “Corbevax”: a possible turning point for vaccination in poorer countries (Pressenza – January 27)

What will the second generation of COVID-19 vaccines look like? (Cosmos – January 28)

How Omicron is changing India’s pharma sector (Business Today – January 28)

Suecia decidió no recomendar la vacuna anticovid en menores de 12 años ¿por qué? (MSN – January 27)

A new, patent-free vaccine may help end the pandemic. Philanthropy made it possible. (Inside Philanthropy – January 25)

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/113-great-leaders-in-healthcare-2023.html

Texas Children’s Hospital Leads the Nation in Pediatric Transplants (Woodlands Online – January 26)

Healthcare professionals seeing drastic increase in eating disorders among children (FOX 26 KRIV – January 26)

Israeli startup offers hope in global diabetes crisis (The Times of Israel – January 26)

A vaccine built for the world: How the patent-free Corbevax could help end the global pandemic (Milwaukee Independent – January 27)

A new, patent-free vaccine may help end the pandemic. Philanthropy made it possible.

Texas Children's Hospital leads the nation in pediatric transplants (In Forney – January 25)

Omicron's full burden on children is still unknown, Texas Children's leader says (Becker’s Hospital Review – January 24)

Meet the furry new specialist treating kids at Texas Children's Hospital (Culture Map Houston – January 21)

How vaccine misinformation left children vulnerable to Omicron (France 24 – January 22)

Austin Public Health urges parents to get kids vaccinated to prevent school shutdowns (CBS Austin – January 21)

Omicron surge seems to have peaked in Houston, but it’s not to be celebrated, doctors say (NBC 2 KPRC – January 21)

American Heart Association recommends oral penicillin for patients with high-risk rheumatic heart disease (Rheumatology Network – January 21)

Researchers find link between serious cases of COVID-19 in children and being overweight (KVUE – January 21)

2 years later | Southeast Texans are ready to return to life before COVID-19 (12 News Now – January 21)

It took Houston 21 months to hit 300K COVID cases. Thanks to omicron, a month later we're nearing 400K. (Houston Chronicle – January 24)

This new vaccine could be a pandemic game-changer (Honolulu Civil Beat – January 24)

Patent free vaccine Corbevax set to end Covid-19’s reign (News Live – January 23)

Why pay less? US strategy for vaccinating world (New Age – January 24)

New patent-free vaccine could improve vaccine inequality (Destiny Connect – January 24)

'How much longer will little kids have to wait?' Doctors send letter to FDA demanding COVID vaccines for kids under 5 (USA Today – January 20)

Texas kids in top 10 for childhood obesity: How to make small changes that work (Austin American-Statesman – January 21)

New COVID-19 vaccine promises vaccine equity because it has no patents (News Medical – January 21)

If my toddler gets Covid, do they have immunity? (Romper – January 20)

Celebrate indigenous vaccine success, but strive to do better (Mint – January 20)

It won’t be January forever (Vogue – January 19)

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease (News Medical – January 19)

How to prevent sports injuries with Texas Children’s Hospital (Studio 512/KXAN – January 19)

CORBEVAX, a new patent-free COVID-19 vaccine, could be a pandemic game changer globally

The Forever Virus: What science says about the future of COVID (Newsweek - January 19)

Could Texas-grown COVID-19 shot increase vaccinations? (MSN – January 18)

COVID-19 may be declining in Houston, but pediatric hospitalizations remain at a record high (CBS 11 KHOU – January 18)

Vaccine apartheid means pandemic 'nowhere near over': WHO chief (Common Dreams – January 19)

Explained: As India trials Corbevax booster after Covishield, Covaxin shots, what you need to know about jabs (News 18 – January 19)

‘Omicron a Self-Inflicted Wound’: Patent-free Corbevax can help end Covid pandemic, believe its makers (News 18 – January 19)

Hyderbad firm comes up with India’s ‘first protein subunit vaccine (Eastern Eye – January 19)

Why pay less? The US strategy for vaccinating the world (Counter Punch – January 19)

What will it take to vaccinate the world? (Bloomberg – January 18) (Access to Q & A here on Hindustan Times)

For Texas children, COVID-19 hospitalizations are outpacing vaccinations (The Texas Tribune – January 14)

Texas scientists’ new Covid-19 vaccine is cheaper, easier to make and patent-free (The Guardian – January 15)

Texas-based Tito's has given $1 million for vaccine research, but researchers need more (My SA – January 17)

Twitter’s science stars fight misinformation (The Scientist – January 17)

Three years into the pandemic: CORBEVAX and endemicity (Rappler – January 18)

Texas scientists developing ‘patent-free, cheaper’ Covid vaccine (The Daily Star – January 16)

Corbevax, cos'è e come funziona il vaccino senza brevetti

Rise in cases also includes spike among children hospitalized with COVID-19 (News9.com – January 12)

Texas hospital researchers develop new Covid Vaccine (710 KEEL – January 12)

Is Covax finally going to vaccinate the world? (Vox – January 13)

Look beyond mRNA vaccines to maximize global coverage (Mint – January 12)

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/workforce/5-hospitals-health-systems-mandating-boosters-for-employees.html

https://www.fox26houston.com/news/children-seeing-increased-risk-in-diabetes-after-covid-cdc-says

The U.S. has hit a new record for the number of children hospitalized with COVID-19 (NPR – January 11)

From Europe to the US, Covid cases in children are surging. Schools aren’t prepared (KESQ.com – January 11)

Creator of patent-free Covid-19 vaccine: ‘Multinationals should be more altruistic when calculating their profits’ (El Pais – January 12)

Flurona: Worrisome but no need to panic (Medpage Today – January 11)

American Nurses Association supports the Covid-19 vaccine booster recommendation for children ages 12-15 (Health Leaders Media – January 12)

The Body Scientific: Omicron, mutations, and medical updates (The Berkshire Edge – January 11)

Warning for Australia as record-high number of children hospitalised with Covid in US (News.com.au – January 12)

Canada’s dangerous COVID delusion (The Tyee – January 12)

https://www.cbs.com/shows/cbs_evening_news/video/p515Y3PrtyFsry0Rb1WhnCS_MeDo2DpL/-cbs-evening-news-headlines-for-monday-january-10-2022/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtEnBVXuojk

Omicron-specific vaccines could be ready by March. Will we need them? (NBC News – January 10)

To vaccinate the world, we need to look beyond mRNA (Bloomberg – January 10)

Con ómicron, aumentan hospitalizaciones de niños por coronavirus en Texas Children's Hospital (Univision – January 10)

Texas Children's Hospital reports highest number of pediatric COVID hospitalizations (CBS 11 KHOU – January 10)

Houston's COVID-19 positivity rate reaches 38%, breaking another record since start of pandemic (CBS 11 KHOU – January 10)

Houston hospitals mandating COVID boosters for employees, amid omicron surge (Houston Chronicle – January 10)

5 things to know today, plus a calmer week of weather in the forecast (Houston Business Journal – January 10)

From Europe to the US, Covid cases in children are surging. Schools aren't prepared (KAKE.com – January 11)

Canada isn’t responding with foresight when it comes to COVID-19

Making sense of the COVID pandemic's omicron phase (WBUR – January 11)

Developing a low-cost, patent-free vaccine for the world (WBUR – January 10)

Getting COVID shots in all kids begins with pediatricians developing trust with patients (Dallas Morning News – January 9)

Corbevax: How not-for-profit Covid-19 vaccine wants to end global inequality (India Times – January 9)

Houston hospitals report record number of pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations (CBS 11 KHOU – January 7)

COVID-19: Why Covovax and Corbevax didn’t qualify as booster doses (Business Today.In – January 7)

First US cases of 'Flurona' are diagnosed in children in Texas and California: Simultaneous flu and COVID infections were initially detected in Israel (Daily Mail – January 6)

A Texas team comes up with a COVID vaccine that could be a global game changer (NPR – January 5)

Why Children with COVID-19 swamp pediatric hospitals (Infection Control Today – January 5)

Why are children with COVID-19 swamp pediatric hospitals (Title Press – January 5)

Why COVID-19 hospitalizations of Canadian kids — and infants — could keep rising as Omicron spreads (CBC – January 6)

U.S. hospitals seeing record numbers of young COVID-19 patients (Physician’s Weekly – January 5)

It’s a tough time for parents with kids under 5 (Medpage Today – January 5)

Q&A: Unpatented COVID-19 vaccine could ‘finally vaccinate the world’ (Healio News – January 5)

A record-high number of kids are getting hospitalized with Covid-19 as overall Covid-19 hospitalizations soar past the Delta peak (CNN - January 5)

January 4 coronavirus pandemic and Omicron variant news (CNN – January 5)

Flu + Coronavirus = Flurona. What you need to know about co-infection experts are watching (USA Today – January 5)

'Challenging' times, 'frustrating' COVID-19 case counts: US confronts post-holiday omicron surge (USA Today – January 4)

Fast-moving omicron catches Texas flat-footed as feds move to bolster testing, treatment supplies (Houston Chronicle – January 5)

Opinion: Texas Medical Center, build clinics for the underserved, not hotels (Houston Chronicle – January 5)

U.S. tops 1 million daily COVID-19 cases (WebMD – January 4)

COVID-19 hospitalizations surging at Texas pediatric hospital (ABC 7 News/CNN – January 4)

Austin amongst low pediatric hospitalization rates in the state (CBS Austin – January 4)

Houston Health Department now testing wastewater at schools for flu and COVID-19 (CBS 11 KHOU – January 4)

Here’s what Houston was up to last week, January 3 (Houstonia Magazine – January 4)

“A vaccine for the world”: U.S. scientists develop low-cost shot to inoculate global south (Nation of Change – January 4)

A COVID vaccine for all  (Scientific American – December 30)

As omicron fuels surge of new cases, Americans face more travel woes and dashed plans (The Washington Post – December 30)

Pediatric hospitalizations up under Omicron, but it's not more severe (France 24 – December 31)

COVID Help Desk: Does it matter to know whether I have the omicron or delta COVID variant? (Houston Chronicle – December 31)

US: Corbevax to be helpful in vaccinating India, neighbouring countries, says Texas Dr. Peter Hotez (The Economic Times – December 31

2 Texas medical powerhouses deploy game-changing COVID-19 worldwide vaccine (Culture Map Dallas – December 30)

'Hitting kids hard': What to know about children and the omicron COVID-19 variant (Austin American-Statesman – December 30)

Texas team applauded for giving what big pharma refuses: A patent-free vaccine to the world (Common Dreams – December 30)

Omicron sends more babies to hospitals in the United States (Beam Media – December 31)

Dr. Spinner: Kids’ return to school after the holidays may create ‘perfect storm’ for increased infections (MSNBC – December 29)

A new coronavirus vaccine heading to India was developed by a small team in Texas. They expect nothing in return. (The Washington Post – December 30)

Texas-developed COVID-19 vaccine gets emergency use authorization in India (KVUE – December 29)

Houston Covid vaccine gets approval for use in India (East Mojo – December 29)

'Parents need to take this really seriously' | What you need to know as COVID cases rise among children (CBS 11 KHOU)

COVID Q&A with Peter Hotez: ‘We could break the 100,000 death mark in Texas’ (Houston Chronicle - December 24)

Surprise deliveries: Texas Children’s Hospital delivers special Christmas gifts to patients (Click2Houston - December 24)

As Omicron And Christmas Collide, Texans Take Varying Levels of Precaution (Global Circulate - December 24)

Covid: ‘Precautionary’ shot could be of a different vaccine (The Indian Express - December 24)

Christmas comes early for patients at Texas Children's Hospital (KHOU - December 23)

Holidays and at-home tests mean omicron’s spread will be harder to track in Texas (KHOU - December 23)

Gathering for the holidays? The best time to take an at-home COVID test is Christmas morning, doctors say (KHOU - December 23)

“Out of sight, out of mind”: Omicron and Christmas collide in Texas (The Texas Tribune - December 23)

Aidan Hutchinson and college stars stand tall in Rotary Lombardi Awards (Culture Map Houston - December 23)

Texas Children's Hospital's "Candy Cane Wishes" delivers Christmas gifts to patients (CBS Austin - December 23)

Jill Biden has become the premier vaccine ambassador from a worried White House (Washington Post - December 22)

Opinion: A new generation of vaccines could turn covid-19 from a pandemic to just a problem (Washington Post - December 22)

Dogs in pajamas visit patients at Texas Children’s Hospital (WFTV9 - December 22)

Burned out Texas health care workers prepare for yet another COVID wave (Kera News - December 22)

Are Houston doctors canceling their holiday plans due to the omicron variant? We asked them. (Houston Chronicle - December 22)

How to weigh risk when traveling with children this holiday (Salon - December 22)

First omicron cases detected in Houston kids, including those under 5, says Texas Children's Hospital (Houston Chronicle - December 21)

When 'the Michael Jordan of surgeons' needed a lung transplant, a former trainee at Houston Methodist was ready (Houston Chronicle - December 21)

The COVID vaccine was the story of 2021, and it won’t end in 2022 (Houston Chronicle - December 22)

Burned out Texas health care workers prepare for yet another COVID wave (Houston Public Media - December 21)

Yes, omicron has overtaken delta. No, it's not March 2020. (USA Today - December 21)

KKBQ (The New 93Q)/Houston Raises $271k For Texas Children's Hospital (KKBQ - December 21)

With questions about omicron’s severity still unanswered, Texas braces for new COVID-19 wave this winter (Corridor News - December 20)

‘Pawsitively’ adorable! Dogs in PJs visit patients at Texas Children’s Hospital (Click2Houston - December 20)

Hope for the Holidays | HTown Frankie, dad behind viral light displays, customizes show for patients at Texas  Children's Hospital (KHOU - December 20)

As child COVID hospitalizations double in four days, highly transmissible omicron poised to sweep Houston (Houston Chronicle - December 20)

Therapy dogs lead pajama parade inside Texas Children's Hospital (KHOU - December 20)

How to stay safe, avoid transmission as omicron spreads around the country (NPR - December 20)

COVID-19 hospitalizations at Texas Children's Hospital more than double in past four days (KHOU - December 20)

Perros en pijama dan terapia a niños pacientes del Texas Children's Hospital (Univision - December 20)

Ómicron: por qué las dosis de refuerzo de las vacunas contra la COVID-19 son importantes frente a esta variente (National Geographic - December 20)

COVID-19 hospitalizations at Texas Children's Hospital more than double in past four days (MSN - December 20)

Health experts worried about vaccine hesitancy heading into holidays, not just with COVID-19 vaccine (KXAN - December 18)

Incepta to market nasal Covid vaccine (TBS News - December 18)

CNN Doctor Says Airline CEOs Opposed to Masks on Planes Have 'Emotional Intelligence of a Doorknob' (PJ Media - December 17)

A Matter Of Life Or Death: Doctors On The Grim Reality Of Treating Pregnant Covid Patients (Romper - December 17)

With questions about omicron’s severity still unanswered, Texas braces for new COVID-19 wave this winter (The Texas Tribune - December 17)

‘Now you have all those superpowers’: Kid-friendly vaccine event offers shots in arms to protect against COVID (Houston Chronicle - December 17)

'Striking' impact of COVID-19 pandemic on adolescent mental health (ABC News - December 17)

There's a mega vaccination clinic happening at GRB today (KHOU - December 17)

Pediatricians and parents weigh in on COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months-4 years old (KBTX3 - December 16)

Notable Presents Clinical Validation Data from Two Phase 2 Trials in Adult and Pediatric Acute Myelogenous Leukemia at the 63rd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting (Business Wire - December 16)

How to talk to teens about social media and body image (Houston Chronicle - December 15)

Experts say babies, toddlers could be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine by early 2022 (Click2Houston - December 15)

Many Paths to Specialty Success (Specialty Pharmacy Continuum - December 15)

Why do we get side effects from vaccines? Experts say that means it’s working (Los Angeles Times - December 15)

As Hurricane Ida descended on her town, she had to evacuate — and find a Houston hospital to have her baby (Houston Chronicle - December 14)

Cancer Cases In Kids Are Rising. Some Experts Blame Toxic Chemicals. (The Lund Report)

There's a mega vaccination clinic happening at GRB this Friday (KHOU – Dec 13)

Dr. Peter Hotez answers Twitter question about COVID windfall (Houston Chronicle  – Dec 13)

Ready for 16- to 17-year-olds to get a COVID-19 booster? What you need to know (Austin American-Statesman – Dec 13)

Alcaldía y el Texas Children´s Hospital impulsan campaña de vacunación (Telemundo – Dec 13)

Houston TikTok star whose Lil' Jon display went viral makes holiday light show for Woodlands Texas Children's (Houston Chronicle – Dec 13)

Houston une esfuerzos con el hospital Texas Children's para generar conciencia sobre la vacunación de niños (Univision – Dec 13)

Houston, Texas Children’s Hospital launch mass vaccination clinic ahead of the holidays (Houston Public Media – Dec 13)

Texas Children's Hospital to partner with city of Houston for COVID-19 vaccine event (Community Impact Newspaper – Dec 13)

Texas Children’s Hospital, Mayor Turner announce citywide COVID-19 vaccination clinic (Click2Houston – Dec 13)

Omicron rapidly shifts the need for boosters in Canada (CBC – Dec 11)

Why this Houston-made COVID shot is a major win for vaccine equity (Houston Chronicle – Dec 9)

Houston Methodist says patients infected with omicron variant are from all over the Houston area (KHOU 11 – Dec 9)

COVID Help Desk: How do the symptoms of omicron differ from delta? (Houston Chronicle – Dec 9)

Delta-Omicron variant tag team makes booster doses essential (AMA – Dec 9)

Will children need Covid-19 booster shots? It's too soon to tell (NBC – Dec 8)

A look inside the genome sequencing lab at Texas Children's Hospital (KHOU 11 – Dec 8)

Texas may soon see a ‘twin epidemic’ during the upcoming winter season, Dr. Peter Hotez says (Houston Public Media – Dec 8)

How Resilience Can Help You Manage Diabetes (and How to Build It) (Everyday Health – Dec 8)

ICI's Biorisk Cloud Platform (SIW – Dec 8)

COVID-19 'shines a spotlight' on America's shoddy health care system, Dr. Peter Hotez says (Yahoo! News – Dec 8)

US Surgeon General issues public health advisory on mental health challenges confronting youth (FOX 26 – Dec 7)

Botswana achieves key milestones toward elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission (Medical Xpress – Dec 7)

Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, on the omicron variant and Delta winter surge (AMA – Dec 6)

How Houston hospitals are testing for omicron variant (KHOU 11– Dec 6)

Opinion: Learning about your immune system is crucial now (The San Diego Union-Tribune – Dec 6)

In Westlake and Lake Travis area, many parents of young kids jump on vaccine appointments (Austin American-Statesman – Dec 5)

Is the best strategy against omicron to boost with the original vaccine? (NBC News – Dec 5)

How is Omicron Different from Other COVID-19 Variants? Here’s How (The East County Gazette – Dec 4)

Why Delta and Omicron Could Be a ‘Twin Epidemic’ Dr. Peter Hotez sorts through the uncertainty about the new variant. (NY Mag – Dec 4)

Could numerous boosters make future Covid vaccines less effective? Experts weigh in (MSN – Dec 4)

Patients at Texas Children's Hospital spruce up their rooms with Christmas trees in time for the holidays (KHOU 11 – Dec 3)

Mix-and-Match Vaccine Platform May Boost Immune Response & Duration (BioSpace – Dec 3)

What Are the Symptoms of Omicron, and How Do They Differ from Other Variants? Here's What We Know (Parade – Dec 2)

How Delta and Omicron Could Emerge as Twin Outbreaks (Daily Beast – Dec 2) 

Omicron sounds nasty but delta is the real villain: Dr. Peter Hotez answers COVID variant questions (Houston Chronicle – Dec 2)

Ultrasound helps diagnose pediatric abdominal problems (Aunt Minnie – Dec 1) 

A 10-year-old waited years for a new heart. Then one became available — during the February freeze. (Houston Chronicle – December 1)

Omicron isn't a surprise to advocates who have fought for global vaccine equity (USA Today - December 1)

Booster shots today could fight omicron tomorrow (Vox - December 1)

Severity of omicron variant will 'even out in the wash': Dr. Hotez (FOX News – November 28)

Expert explains how we'll know if vaccines work against Omicron variant (CNN – November 27)

Dr. Peter Hotez on omicron variant: 'I'm not in favor of travel bans' (Houston Chronicle – November 26)

Dr. Hotez: New Covid variant 'likely' already in the United States (MSNBC – November 26)

'No reason to panic' about new omicron COVID-19 variant yet, Houston expert says (KHOU 11 – November 26)

‘A helping hand’- Rice club creates 3D printed prosthetic hand for 5-year-old (Houston Chronicle – November 18)

Are Houston doctors gathering for Thanksgiving? We asked them. (Houston Chronicle – November 18)

Parent to Parent: Kids and the Covid vaccine (FOX 26 – November 17)

Jill Biden makes pitch to parents for kids' COVID-19 vaccinations (The Hill – November 15)

First Lady Jill Biden visits Houston as part of nationwide effort to vaccinate children (Click2Houston – November 14)

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visits Houston to encourage pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations (KHOU 11 – November 14)

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visits Houston to encourage pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations (MSN – November 14)

First Lady Jill Biden visits Houston in push to get kids vaccinated (ABC 13 – November 14)

Jill Biden teams up with superheroes to make vaccinations 'comfortable' for kids and their parents (ABC News – November 14)

REPLAY: FLOTUS Dr. Jill Biden is at Texas Children's Hospital to encourage pediatric COVID-19 vaccines (Yahoo! News – November 14)

Jill Biden visita un hospital en Houston para promover la vacunación de los niños contra el coronavirus (Univision – November 14)

Moms in The Woodlands secure COVID vaccine for their kids (Houston Chronicle – November 13)

Family shares dramatic tale of late pregnancy during hurricane evacuation (FOX 26 – November 12)

Thousands of Kids 5 to 11 Already Received a COVID Vaccine (KHOU 11 – November 4)

Most commonly-asked questions about children ages 5-11 getting the COVID vaccine (Houston Chronicle – November 4)

COVID Help Desk: My child is afraid of needles. How do I prepare them for the COVID vaccine? (KHOU 11 – November 4)

COVID-19 vaccinations begin for Texas children (Texas Standard – November 4)

Misinformation on social media fuels COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, researchers say (The Dallas Morning News – November 4)

Austin doctor answers questions about pediatric COVID-19 vaccine (KVUE – November 3)

Covid: US approves Pfizer vaccine for children over five (BBC – November 3)

Texas Children’s Hospital administers first children the COVID-19 vaccine (Click2Houston – November 3)

Cheers, tears, comfort dogs and Disney balloons: Covid shots for children get underway in a Texas hospital. (The New York Times – November 3)

Why are American kids being hospitalized for Covid at a rate FOUR TIMES higher than in England? Experts say American children have higher rates of obesity and other chronic diseases that make them more at risk of severe illness (Daily Mail – November 3)

AIRLIFT OF 25 PALETTES OF PHARMACEUTICALS AND PPE’S ARRIVE TO BEIRUT FROM www.LEBANONRELIEFPROJECT.com (EIN Presswire – November 1)

Everything to know about the COVID-19 vaccine and children: When will it be available? (USA Today – November 1)

Texas-India vaccine diplomacy announces Covid-19 vaccine for $1.5 per dose (The Hindu Business Line – November 1)

Texas Children's Hospital opens COVID-19 vaccine appointments for children 5 and up (FOX 26 – October 29)

Texas Children's taking appointments for kids' COVID vaccines with emergency authorization imminent (Houston Chronicle – October 29)

Texas Children’s Hospital opens appointments for COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 and up  (Click2Houston – October 29)

'It’s the best present ever' | Houston preschooler may get COVID vaccine for her 5th birthday (KHOU 11 – October 29)

Kids ages 5 and up can get COVID-19 vaccine appointment at Texas Children's Hospital (KHOU 11 – October 29)

Texas Children's Hospital habilita el agendamiento de citas para vacunar a niños contra coronavirus: esto debes saber (Univision – October 29)

4-year-old Houston area girl participates in Pfizer COVID vaccine trial for young kids (Click2Houston – October 28)

Player Blog | Kamu Grugier-Hill virtually visited Texas Children's Hospital (Houston Texans – October 28)

Texans Care Tuesday | 10-26-2021 (Houston Texans – October 28)

Covid-19 cases are down 60% from Delta peak. Still, be vigilant heading into winter, CDC director says (KAKE – October 28)

COVID Help Desk: How quickly are vaccine rates rising? (Houston Chronicle – October 28)

Why Covid-19 vaccines for younger children would come in smaller doses (CNN – October 27)

How to tell if your kid has a cold, the flu, RSV or COVID-19 (Today – October 27)

10 hospital execs define 'digital transformation' (Becker's Healthcare – October 27)

Texans Children's Hospital celebrates Astros with bridge lights (KHOU 11 – October 27)

The world needs a cheap and easy COVID-19 vaccine. Houston doctors have something that could help. (Houston Chronicle – October 27) 

COVID Now a 'Major Cause of Death' in Kids But Many Parents Remain Hesitant on Vaccine (Newsweek – October 27)

Does Parkinson’s start in the nose? International team awarded US$9 million ASAP grant to find out (EurekaAlert – October 26)

Peter Hotez: COVID rates are declining, just like October 2020. Is a winter wave ahead? (Houston Chronicle – October 26)

Halloween and COVID-19: Tips to celebrate the holidays safely amid the pandemic (Texas Children's Blog – October 26)

Covid vaccines: Paediatricians on frontlines of child jab plan (BBC – October 25)

How one program is ensuring cancer survivors have support for the long term (Click2Houston – October 25) 

Children in foster care much more likely to be prescribed psychotropic medications compared with non-foster children in Medicaid program: American Academy of Pediatrics (insurancenewsnet.com – October 25)

Kids ages 5-11 need to get that vaccination (FOX 26 – October 22)

As delta wave fades, Texas Children's battles fatigue - and a troubling chain of infections (Houston Chronicle – October 22)

Houston-area mom pushes to get AED's in all schools to save lives from cardiac arrest – (KHOU 11 – October 22)

Houston providers preparing to roll out COVID-19 vaccines for kids under 12 years old (CNBC – October 7)

Local experts offer parents tips for in school and virtual classes (Defender – October 7)

Texas schools are reporting fewer COVID cases, state and local data show  (Houston Chronicle – October 5)

Too young for vaccines, too fidgety for masks. How do we keep toddlers safe? (The Today Show – October 4)

Sunday Conversation: What parents need to know about emergency care for their children during the pandemic (Houston Chronicle – October 3)

'Times are changing': Dr. Catherine Gordon becomes first woman to serve as chief pediatrician at Texas Children's Hospital (Houston Chronicle – October 1)

Texas Children's Hospital Talks COVID (MSNBC – September 23)

What do the latest COVID numbers mean? (FOX 26 – September 23)

Parents excited to enroll children in COVID vaccine study (Spectrum News – September 23)

New moms fight for their lives away from newborns, as Houston sees rise in pregnant COVID patients (Houston Chronicle – September 22)