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Coronavirus in Texas 3/12: Dallas-Fort Worth up to 13 cases, Houston area has 17

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The McLellan Lab at The University of Texas at Austin has made a breakthrough discovery  in understanding the new coronavirus by creating a 3D map of the spike protein, which attatches to human cells, by having studied past SARS and MERS viruses. Taken on March 11, 2020.

March 12's biggest developments:

Dallas County officials say community spread of coronavirus has occurred in North Texas

State agency suggests halting jury trials until April 1

Fourth Collin County person tests positive

American Airlines pilot from D-FW tests positive for the coronavirus

Dallas County cancels civil jury trials

School districts announce suspending classes

NCAA cancels winter and spring championship games

Montgomery County officials aim to "mitigate the spread" as two more people test positive

Lackland Air Force base gets 51 new evacuees

More bad news for Astros fans

Montgomery County issues disaster declaration

Chris Stapleton, Willie Nelson concert in Arlington postponed

Pause on jury trials in civil cases in Houston

Texas Tech University and St. Edwards University shift to online classes

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz closes Washington, D.C., office

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