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Coronavirus in Texas

Black Texans already face health care disparities. The coronavirus is making it worse.

As the coronavirus spreads, black people are less likely to have access to proper health care and more likely to have health issues that make the virus more dangerous.

Harris County Health Department nurse Harriet Lewis administers a COVID-19 test at Stallworth Stadium in Baytown on March 21, 2020.
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