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Coronavirus in Texas

Laredo was one of the nation's worst COVID-19 hot spots for weeks. Its leaders see no easy way out.

At one point in January, almost half of the city’s hospital patients were admitted because of COVID-19 — the highest percentage in the state. That's caused intense debate about what the city can, and should, do next.

Healthcare worker Mary Carreon administers a COVID-19 vaccine to an elderly patient in Laredo. Feb. 1, 2021.

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