The Texan city saw a nearly 15 per cent rise in murders in the Texas city from September to December 2017 compared with 2016.
The dangerous bacteria seem to be popping up everywhere.
“The conventional wisdom that Texans hit by Hurricane Harvey have recovered is wrong,” said Drew Altman, president and CEO of the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The first lady shared her feelings about a family whose home was ravaged by the hurricane.
Officials say that the blame falls on government agencies at all levels for not doling out aid fast enough.
A carpenter working on demolition became the third person to become seriously ill, and the second to die from the disease following the storm recovery efforts.
Prison inmates in Texas have raised $53,000 to give Hurricane Harvey victims.
Hurricane Ophelia is headed away from the U.S. coast toward Europe
Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli shared a timelapse of the storms over his home country.
Floodwater-related illnesses include respiratory disease and skin infections, among others.
After having derided an Associated Press report, EPA said it found damage and toxic material exposed at the San Jacinto River Waste Pits in Houston.
But solar eclipses have been known to affect temperature and wind.
Five past presidents on Monday expand a recovery funds collection effort to include Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, while the White House isn't looking to request aid until October.
Osteen even spoke at a Rosh Hashana service on Thursday: “It’s interesting how God can take something negative and turn it around and somehow bring good out of it.”
GOP Representative Jeb Hensarling argued taxpayers should not have to foot the bill for damaged homes.
Floodwater is easily contaminated with sewage, oil and chemicals after hurricanes.
In a total coincidence, the same Houston hospital saw a patient with a flesh-eating infection, then published a paper about how it kills.
The free services will be provided at clinics across Texas until the end of September.
Just hours earlier, Trump had answered a question on climate change by downplaying the strength of both Irma and Harvey.
Photos shared on Twitter and NASA's website show damage to the Johnson Space Center and Kennedy Space Center.
Aerial spraying of insecticides should help to kill the bugs, but officials caution residents to stay inside during spraying.