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Watch: "A dose of hope" as medical workers receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the Rio Grande Valley

At a hospital in Edinburg, medical workers lined up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. It will be months before the shots are widely available to most Texans, but many hope the end to the pandemic could be in sight.

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In one of the Texas facilities hardest hit by the COVID-19 virus, Texas medical workers lined up to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday. While a long road lies ahead — and officials stress that people need to continue wearing masks and social distancing — some who received the vaccine were optimistic that this could be the beginning of the end for the pandemic.

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