Catherine Ho, SF Chronicle

Catherine Ho

SF Chronicle

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Catherine:

Monoclonal antibodies can save lives. But Bay Area sees worryingly few takers

Bay Area clinics have ample supply of the lifesaving COVID treatment, but “our chairs... → Read More

California to reimpose statewide indoor mask mandate as omicron arrives

California will reimpose indoor mask mandates in public settings for all residents,... → Read More

Four hammer-wielding people steal $2,400 from Walgreens in Antioch, police say

Four people with hammers ran into a Walgreens store in Antioch on Saturday night, smashed... → Read More

Eight-day strike by Kaiser pharmacists slated to begin Monday, limiting some prescription services

From Monday to Nov. 22, Kaiser members will not be able to order or pick up prescriptions... → Read More

Some Bay Area hospitals return COVID tests results within an hour. Here's why it's not more common

It seems like it should be the gold standard — a highly accurate test that also returns... → Read More

COVID in California: Health officials in Contra Costa County expect COVID 'to be around' for up to a decade

The United States has recorded more than 40 million coronavirus cases during the course... → Read More

San Francisco has among the highest coronavirus case rates in the Bay Area. Here's a possible explanation

San Francisco’s coronavirus case rates have been consistently lower than the national... → Read More

California becomes first state to mandate vaccines for health care, nursing home workers

The mandate applies to people who work in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and... → Read More

Will I need a booster shot? Here's what Bay Area residents need to know

Conversations over the need for booster shots are intensifying, especially since San... → Read More

Why Bay Area young adults lag in COVID vaccination, and why things might be changing

Young adults, who make the up the largest and fastest-growing proportion of new cases,... → Read More

Frustration with the unvaccinated mounts even as many Bay Area residents welcome new mask guidance

Plenty of Bay Area residents support masking up again for the sake of protecting others... → Read More

S.F. officials sound alarm on rising cases in Black, Latino communities as delta variant spreads

More young people are also being hospitalized with COVID-19, according to San Francisco... → Read More

FDA approval of a vaccine could compel thousands in California to get shots

Pressure is mounting on the Food and Drug Administration to grant full approval for COVID... → Read More

COVID cases up more than 20% in Bay Area, California since June 15 reopening

The rise in new cases could be linked to the spread of the delta variant, which is more... → Read More

California unveils online tool for vaccine verification

To sign up, Californians can go to a state website, enter their name, date of birth and a... → Read More

Many Bay Area residents have skipped their second vaccine shot. The delta variant makes that risky

Hundreds of thousands of Bay Area residents have skipped their second dose of coronavirus... → Read More

California's June 15 reopening: 'San Francisco is fully reopen!' exuberant mayor proclaims

Mayor London Breed greeted Tuesday with an exuberant tweet: “Today is the day that San... → Read More

California's vaccine jackpot: $116.5 million in prizes for those who get shots

California will offer cash prizes totaling $116.5 million to residents who get... → Read More

San Francisco announces looser COVID restrictions at live events, workplaces, indoor bars

San Francisco health officials plan to loosen COVID-19 restrictions that allow for more... → Read More

San Francisco announces looser COVID restrictions at live events, workplaces, indoor bars

San Francisco health officials plan to loosen COVID-19 restrictions that allow for more... → Read More