TRUST INDEX: COVID-19 reinfection happening sooner in many cases with new subvariants, doctor says
The primary COVID-19 strain right now is BA.5, an Omicron subvariant present in 88% of current cases -- the most infectious strain yet. KSAT viewers sent in questions asking about how soon you can be reinfected with COVID-19.
TRUST INDEX: Which expiration date should you use on the COVID-19 home tests?
When you open an at home COVID-19 test kit, there are several components inside: the swab, the solution, and the test strip. A KSAT viewer brought it to our attention that there are different expiration dates on each piece.
TRUST INDEX: Are federal dollars funding clean crack pipes for people with addiction?
While some safe smoke kits do include drug pipes as a way to reduce harm, HHS issued a statement this week saying “no federal funding will be used directly or through subsequent reimbursement of grantees to put pipes in safe smoking kits.”
Data: Apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border could reach 20-year high
As the fiscal year comes to a close at the end of September, Border Patrol agents are on track to encounter more migrants than they have in the last 20 years, according to the latest numbers provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Donald Trump claims US left $85 billion of military equipment behind. Officials say those figures are inflated
As the U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, many social media users had viral posts claiming the Taliban’s arsenal was worth as much as $85 billion, suggesting they had taken over U.S. military equipment.
TRUST INDEX: Web article falsely claims ‘third wave’ of COVID-19 will be dominated by vaccinated people
The article claims that the next big wave of COVID-19 infections is already hitting some parts of the U.S. As part of our Trust Index initiative, KSAT spoke with San Antonio doctors who explained why the report is inaccurate.