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Awaiting FDA Approval: Prof. Shay Curran of said he developed this waterproofing-style solution for covering fabrics back in 2011, and found new use for it due to the virus. May prolong use of vital PPE masks & garments. Story by
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Texas Tribune 48m
Even before the current crisis, Texas faced a shortage of nurses. But now the surge of COVID-19 patients has already short-staffed hospitals worried about their workers getting sick from the virus.
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TMO Houston 23h
TMO is working with families to ensure that all families have their basic needs met during this COVID-19 Crisis:
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SEWA, a Hindu faith-based humanitarian charity has donated 25K masks to first responders.
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Houston HOME Coalition 24h
Though we are all dealing with the fall out of the pandemic, countless community members continue to reel from . poignantly points this out in today's op-ed
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How Does the Coronavirus Behave Inside a Patient?
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Houston Astros 6h
In an effort to support those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Houston, the and have made generous donations.
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Texas Crime Victim Legal Assistance Network Apr 1
Every April, the Texas Crime Victim Legal Assistance Network observes to raise public awareness of child abuse and neglect in effort to protect children, strengthen families and promote community involvement. 💙
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Do masks work? Should everyone wear them? And if there aren’t enough medical masks, is it possible to make a viable substitute at home? Decades of research, lessons from the past, and common sense suggest the answer to all of these questions is yes.
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CNN Mar 30
Zahraa Al-Turaihi and Hussein Al-Sudani served as doctors in emergency rooms in Iraq during the war against ISIS. Now they're immigrants living in Ohio, and ready to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, but they can't -- at least not until July.
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ABC13 Houston 3h
UTMB Galveston working to develop coronavirus vaccination
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Mental Health & Jail Diversion 21h
Hundreds of self-care packages & MRE’s were packaged today by our HOT to distribute to the during . Thank you , Katy , & for your generous donations to help make this possible!
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Jonathan Blitzer 10h
One of the many tragic ironies of American life laid bare by the pandemic is the situation for farm workers. Roughly 75% are undocumented; they perform a critical service. Now, the gov't considers them both "essential workers" & "illegal." From :
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Texas Medical Center 2h
disease peak expected around May 2 in , Mayor said, which portends at least another month of social distancing; city reports 6 total deaths & asks for PPE donations; nearly 500 basketball rims to be removed in city parks.
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Tom Hanks 23h
There would be no Playtone without Adam Schlesinger, without his That Thing You Do! He was a One-der. Lost him to Covid-19. Terribly sad today. Hanx
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SERJobs Mar 30
For young adults, This Way Ahead isn't just a job, it's about changing lives. There is still plenty of time to apply for This Way Ahead: Watch Glorie's moving testimony about her time with TWA:
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KHOU 11 News Houston 3h
HFD Chief Samuel Pena has advice for people in Houston.
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Houston-area domestic violence calls are increasing, cases more violent during coronavirus pandemic, officials say
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Michael de Adder Mar 31
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