Todd Ackerman Medical Reporter
  • Houston
  • Houston Chronicle

Todd Ackerman is a veteran reporter who has covered medicine for the Houston Chronicle since 2001. A graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles, he previously worked for the Raleigh News & Observer, the National Catholic Register, the Los Angeles Downtown News and the San Clemente Sun-Post.

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23 Articles
almost 2 years ago
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Job offers of up to $12,000 a week lure Houston nurses to COVID-19 hot spots

Months after personal protective equipment was so coveted by hospitals, nurses are now the hot commodity, desperately...

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almost 2 years ago
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Job offers of up to $12,000 a week lure Houston nurses to COVID-19 hot spots

Months after personal protective equipment was so coveted by hospitals, nurses are now the hot commodity, desperately...

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almost 2 years ago
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More contagious COVID-19 strain identified in Harris County

The new strain of the COVID-19 virus thought to be more contagious has been identified in the Houston area, Harris Co...

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almost 2 years ago
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More contagious COVID-19 strain identified in Harris County

The new strain of the COVID-19 virus thought to be more contagious has been identified in the Houston area, Harris Co...

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almost 2 years ago
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Stressed by COVID-19, TMC hospitals again deferring some elective procedures

Stressed by an unrelenting surge of COVID-19 patients, Texas Medical Center hospitals have begun or are about to begi...

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almost 2 years ago
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Lingering heart issues an 'alarming' risk for young COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 is supposed to be mild on children, but pediatricians are reporting some kids who contract the virus subsequ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Latest COVID-19 projections suggest Houston could be nation's next hot spot

The spread of COVID-19, steadily increasing in Houston and across Texas since the beginning of November, is expected ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Survey: Texans likely to get COVID-19 vaccine trending up

Texans now appear a little more likely to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus than a few months ago, according ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Texans now more likely to get COVID-19 vaccine, survey says

Texans now appear a little more likely to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus than a few months ago, according ...

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almost 2 years ago
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'It's momentous': First set of COVID-19 vaccine shots go out at Houston hospitals

People are a little giddy as eight Houston area hospitals — six in the Texas Medical Center proper — began vaccinatin...

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almost 2 years ago
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First vaccinations 'like Christmas morning' at Houston Methodist

Scene of first vaccinations at Houston Methodist “a little giddy” as mayor and county judge pop in.

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almost 2 years ago
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'Best gift of the year': Houston Methodist employees receive COVID vaccinations

Scene of first vaccinations at Houston Methodist “a little giddy” as mayor and county judge pop in.

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