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Coronavirus in Texas

Progress in the fight against the coronavirus is coming, but Texas is a long way from herd immunity

Medical experts say the state will struggle to immunize enough Texans to halt the chain of transmission through vaccination. But they hope to soon see evidence that vaccination efforts are helping to take pressure off the health care system.

Long lines formed in Fair Park, where Dallas County opened its first mega vaccination site.

Vaccine FAQs

  • Who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe and effective?

  • Should I still get the vaccine if I've had COVID-19?

  • Where can I get the COVID-19 vaccine in Texas?

  • Who can get a COVID-19 booster shot?

Early signs of progress

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