Isolation and the feeling of being alone have been a hardship on
many families, during the Coronavirus pandemic. Not just for
patients, but for medical professionals as well.
In Episode 5 of TESTED, we examine the ways hospitals shared
information and opened their lines of communication to fight the
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Houston’s frontline healthcare
workers have been working tirelessly to keep the rest of us safe and
well. But what about the toll it is taking on them and the mental,
emotional, and spiritual needs of these healthcare heroes?
It’s been “all hands on deck” within Houston’s medical community
since the early days of the pandemic. It isn’t just the doctors and
nurses who are pitching in to fight COVID-19—so are myriads of
hospital staffers who don’t take part in frontline patient care.
In Episode 8 of TESTED, we introduce viewers to three of the many who are making vital contributions to Houston’s pandemic response.
In Episode 10 of TESTED, we examine what the road to recovery looks
like for those that have been hospitalized and what the medical
community is doing to address the plight of COVID-19 “longhaulers.”
In Episode 11 of TESTED, vaccine experts Dr. Peter Hotez of the Texas
Children’s Center for Vaccine Development and Dr. Mayar Al Mohajer
of Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center discuss the science, development,
and distribution of vaccines, while also addressing the concerns of
our vaccine-hesitant population.