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Coronavirus in Texas

Health care workers are living in treehouses, RVs and hotels to protect their families from coronavirus

To avoid accidentally sickening medically fragile children or elderly parents with the new coronavirus, some health care workers are aggressively disinfecting their clothes and homes or trying to isolate themselves. The efforts can take a mental toll.

Marissa Hudler outside of  her home in Little River Academy.

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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Marissa Hudler outside of  her home in Little River Academy.

“It’s less expensive than your kid on a ventilator.”

— Katie Spiekerman, a Fort Worth nurse

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