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COVID-19 ravaged the state’s border counties. Now they’re leading Texas in vaccinations.

From El Paso to Brownsville, every county along the border is outpacing the state average for the percentage of residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Blanca Alvarado administers the COVID-19 vaccine to a patient in Laredo. Feb. 1, 2021.

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