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As Texas expands COVID-19 vaccination eligibility, racial disparities persist among Black, Hispanic residents

White Texans are being vaccinated at nearly twice the rate of Hispanic Texans and more than six times the rate of Black Texans, according to state data.

Beverly Mills, a teacher at Anderson Elementary School, speaks to pharmacist Ilana Druker before getting vaccinated at Houston Independent School District’s Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center on Jan. 9, 2020 in Houston. HISD partnered with Kroger to administer the COVID-19  vaccine to educators, police officers and school nurses as part of Phase 1A and 1B of the vaccine rollout.

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