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Coronavirus in Texas

After nearly dying of COVID-19, a Texas mom encourages pregnant women to get vaccinated

The COVID vaccine is proven safe during all stages of pregnancy, and pregnant patients are at an increased risk of getting seriously ill if they contract the virus. Still, many pregnant women hesitate.

Diana Crouch chats with her son, Cain, about his upcoming birthday party in their Kingwood home on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022.

Vaccine FAQs

  • Who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe and effective?

  • Should I still get the vaccine if I've had COVID-19?

  • Where can I get the COVID-19 vaccine in Texas?

  • Who can get a COVID-19 booster shot?

Chris Crouch doles out medications for his wife, Diana, in their home in Kingwood on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022.

The worst-case scenario

Diana Crouch in her home in Kingwood on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022.
Chris Crouch discusses their son’s upcoming birthday party with his wife, Diana, in their home in Kingwood on Monday, Feb. 7…

A turn for the worse 

Diana Crouch rests for a moment after putting together party supplies for her son’s upcoming birthday party in her home in K…
Diana Garcia smiles at her grandson in her daughter’s home in Kingwood on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022.

Encouraging others to get vaccinated

Diana Crouch shows her scars from various breathing machine in her home in Kingwood on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022.
Diana Crouch smiles at her son, Cain, in their home in Kingwood on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022.

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