A republican state legislature has failed us,” said Dr. David Portugal a cardiologist in Sugarland, Texas.
"These leaders should be held accountable and be asked to explain how they can justify taking actions that are killing their fellow Texans.".
But the continued litigation and threats to school districts has left confusion and patchwork of policies that many doctors see as exacerbating the COVID surge.
"Hospital staff and resources are stretched to the breaking point," said Dr. Elena Jimenez-Gutierrez, an internal medicine physician in San Antonio.
He authorized more monoclonal antibody therapy centers — though doctors say the wait to get the treatment is as long as 10 days.
Bell County which includes Temple, Texas, has requested a second FEMA trailer with an extra storage capacity of 50 bodies.
Doctors and many local leaders wish the state would do more to prevent that. »