The utility crisis leaves some people with little choice but to put themselves in virus’s path
By JJ Velasquez / February 18, 2021

The utility crisis leaves some people with little choice but to put themselves in virus’s path

As if it hadn’t already caused enough harm, could the winter storm also become a coronavirus superspreader event?

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Look for our coronavirus coverage to resume this Friday
By JJ Velasquez / February 17, 2021

Look for our coronavirus coverage to resume this Friday

As Texas remains in the thrall of mass outages, you may have noticed The Curve has been quiet these past few days. We hope to be back Friday.

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Angered by dwindling vaccine supply, Nirenberg urges feds to ship more doses to San Antonio – or Alamodome site will close
By JJ Velasquez / February 12, 2021

Angered by dwindling vaccine supply, Nirenberg urges feds to ship more doses to San Antonio – or Alamodome site will close

Mayor Ron Nirenberg and County Judge Nelson Wolff on Friday urged the federal government to establish a vaccination supersite in the city.

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Commissioner Rodriguez: San Antonio ‘still in a very deadly phase of this pandemic’
By JJ Velasquez / February 11, 2021

Commissioner Rodriguez: San Antonio ‘still in a very deadly phase of this pandemic’

San Antonio remains in a deadly phase of the pandemic, as 22 more fatalities were reported on Thursday.

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UK variant also in New Braunfels; CDC says wearing tight-fitting or multiple masks works better
By JJ Velasquez / February 10, 2021

UK variant also in New Braunfels; CDC says wearing tight-fitting or multiple masks works better

The UK variant of the coronavirus is spreading in Central Texas, but it’s no time to despair: Vaccinations should neutralize the strain.

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First cases of UK variant detected in San Antonio
By JJ Velasquez / February 9, 2021

First cases of UK variant detected in San Antonio

Bexar County’s first two cases of the more contagious coronavirus variant first identified in the U.K. were detected on Tuesday.

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Vaccination ‘super site’ in San Antonio? City will likely have to wait.
By JJ Velasquez / February 8, 2021

Vaccination ‘super site’ in San Antonio? City will likely have to wait.

Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday announced new vaccination “super sites” that can inoculate as many as 6,000 people a day, but will SA get one?

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Nirenberg updates emergency order: Airport passengers must don masks at all times
By JJ Velasquez / February 5, 2021

Nirenberg updates emergency order: Airport passengers must don masks at all times

The local coronavirus order was updated to include a new mask requirement at the airport.

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Young and restless adults are keeping this pandemic alive
By JJ Velasquez / February 4, 2021

Young and restless adults are keeping this pandemic alive

Adults 49 and younger are largely responsible for the sustained transmission of coronavirus, a recent study shows.

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Mayor Nirenberg: Don’t host your annual Super Bowl party
By JJ Velasquez / February 3, 2021

Mayor Nirenberg: Don’t host your annual Super Bowl party

Don’t host that Super Bowl party this year. We’ve slowly made progress against COVID-19, but the virus is still pervasive throughout the community.

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