Health

LISTEN: Research Underway in El Paso To Find Effective COVID-19 Treatment

77 Views   Dr. Edward Michelson, Chair of Emergency Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso gives a COVID-19 update and shares news of research being done to find effective COVID-19 treatments. Dr. Michelson also offers advice on how to stay safe from COVID-19 this holiday season.

Germany locks down unvaccinated people, as leaders there plan to make shots compulsory

63 Views   Germany on Thursday announced a nationwide lockdown for the unvaccinated, as its leaders backed plans for mandatory vaccinations in the coming months. Unvaccinated people will be banned from accessing all but the most essential businesses, such as supermarkets and pharmacies, to curb the spread of coronavirus, outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel

Hospitals say delta COVID-19 variant is still biggest threat

68 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The majority of people in the hospital are still unvaccinated COVID-19 patients and here at University of New Mexico Hospital, they are operating at over 140% capacity. This means every single bed and even different units are being used and converted into patient areas but as

New Mexico’s COVID-19 numbers not looking good

65 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — When it comes to COVID-19, the numbers in the Land of Enchantment are not looking good. “I think we’re the victims to a large degree of our own success,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said in an interview with KOAT.

Colorado governor calls out New Mexico’s mask mandate

205 Views    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The mask debate continues. This time, it’s governor versus governor. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said last week he won’t be requiring masks like New Mexico and will be leaving it up to counties, even as their cases keep climbing. He’s claiming masks haven’t

New Mexico GOP leaders concerned about US vaccine mandate

211 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico already has among the highest U.S. unemployment rates and the state’s Republican legislative leaders fear President Joe Biden’s plan to require vaccinations or COVID-19 testing for large employers could cause more damage to job market.