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Coronavirus in Texas 3/16: Dallas, Houston closing bars; officials report at least 69 cases in state

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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 16's biggest developments:

Texas sees first known death related to COVID-19

San Antonio mayor bans gatherings of 50 people

Texas GOP plans to delay 2020 convention

Democrats ask state to use mail-in ballots for May runoff

Dallas and Houston to close bars, make restaurants takeout only

Execution halted due to coronavirus

Texas issues coronavirus rules for day cares

Gov. Greg Abbott says to expect "exponential" increase in cases

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert throws roadblock in front of federal coronavirus package

Dallas County reports five additional cases; more community spread

Latest numbers say 69 confirmed cases in Texas

Texas Education Agency waives STAAR test requirements

Dallas gets latest drive-through testing site

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