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Have Houston's COVID hospitalizations plateaued?

With current increased vaccination rates, health economics fellow Vivian Ho thinks it's possible COVID-19 hospitalizations will begin to stabilize in the region — but Hurricane Ida and students heading back to school may disrupt that trend. Read more at the Houston Chronicle. | Sept. 6, 2021, 2:34 p.m.

Hotez honored for improving public health

Congratulations to health policy fellow Peter Hotez, recipient of the American Medical Colleges' Robert Wood Johnson Foundation David E. Rogers Award! Hotez, an internationally recognized virologist at Baylor College of Medicine, was recognized for his significant contributions to public health and health care. | Sept. 1, 2021, 2:07 p.m.

COVID vaccination rate lower in some GOP districts

Political messaging that casts doubt on vaccines becomes an echo chamber, giving a "megaphone" to government leaders who "don’t have the right info,” cautions health economics fellow Vivian Ho. Read comments from Ho and fellow Peter Hotez in the Dallas Morning News. | Aug. 31, 2021, 4:07 p.m.

Behind the headlines as the pandemic wears on

Fellow Kirstin Matthews joined Houston Public Media's Town Square this week to talk about the state of COVID-19 in Houston, false positives on the Rice campus and more. Listen here. | Aug. 28, 2021, 2:07 p.m.