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San Antonio Food Bank exterior in September 2018.
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Food banks across the country are trying to keep up with increased demand amid the ongoing pandemic.

On March 23, Texas Governor Abbott issued an order postponing all elective operations and procedures that are not “immediately medically necessary," including abortions. 

As Texans practice social distancing and businesses close down to limit the spread of coronavirus, some religious facilities remain open for worship.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

First detected in Wuhan, China, late last year, the coronavirus quickly spread around the world and became a global pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak has altered and disrupted every day operations. Life is at a near standstill for most of the world, and San Antonio is not exempt.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to upend daily life, news coverage is fast-paced and ever-changing. There isn't always enough time to address all listener concerns on air on "The Source," so we're teaming up with experts to get your questions answered.

After being laid off or furloughed in response to the outbreak, millions of Americans are struggling to make rent or monthly mortgage payments. What's being done to help people facing housing insecurity and shore up real estate markets amid the coronavirus crisis?

The U.S. health care system could become overwhelmed by the influx of people infected with the coronavirus and its disease COVID-19 as soon as April 15, even with strong social distancing rules and other protective measures in place. 

The ongoing global pandemic has provoked an onslaught of misinformation, fraudulent behavior, conspiracy theories and anti-Asian rhetoric.

Lauren Terrazas/ Texas Public Radio

With primary runoffs on the horizon and a presidential election later this year, will the way Texans register to vote and cast ballots be modified to fit our new coronavirus pandemic reality? What needs to happen to protect the integrity of elections amid the COVID-19 outbreak?

Families are scrambling to find child care amid the coronavirus outbreak, and the lack of viable options is hitting low-income Texans and essential workers hardest.