“There’s no such thing as failure; there’s just giving up too soon,” once said Dr. Jonas Salk. In the early twentieth century, polio devastated many communities around the world, including Texas, prompting closures and quarantines connected to outbreaks, gripping communities in terror. One determined team of scientists led by Salk ended this nightmare for the nation and the world with the development of a polio vaccine.
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AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on April 1 posted an online video message seeking Texans’ individual and collective help to reduce the spread of the deadly new coronavirus, COVID-19.
AUSTIN — Presiden Trump on March 25 issue a major disaster declaration for the state of Texas a a result of the COVID-1 pandemic.
At the beginning of April, all Americans will be aske to participate in a special event that takes places once every ten years: the census. The nation will be examinin and tabulating the sizes and conditions of each American household as it existed on April 1. Questions will b asked about age, occupation, number of children, education levels, wages, ethnicity, home ownership, veteran status, and languages spoken at home. For the first time Americans will also be able to complete the census online. The census, required by the Constitution, is part o a tradition dating back many centuries around the world
AUSTIN — Texas is more invested every day in promoting increased and thorough hand washing, disinfecting surfaces and social distancing to reduce cases of the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus, COVID-19.