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Coronavirus in Texas

She's a Texas nurse who treats cancer patients — and she can't get a coronavirus test. That's not unusual.

Unless a patient is sick enough to be hospitalized, state criteria for lab testing are difficult to meet. And state officials have yet to say how many Texans in total have been tested.

Graduate research assistant Nicole Johnson researches viral proteins at the McLellan Lab at The University of Texas at Austi…

Coronavirus in Texas

As the coronavirus spreads across the state, The Texas Tribune is covering the most important health, economic and breaking developments that affect Texans, every day. Watch our Texas unemployment tracker, use our explainer on the coronavirus for essential information, and visit our map tracker for the number of cases, deaths and tests in Texas.

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