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Coronavirus in Texas

Health experts talk about what Texas did right and wrong in the pandemic — and what it should do differently next time

Three medical professionals discuss what they have learned about where Texas is — and where it is going — in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Why is it important to focus on health care inequality? 

What made Hidalgo County residents so vulnerable to COVID-19, and what lesson can be taken from what the area experienced? 

What were the strengths and weaknesses of the state’s public health system throughout the pandemic, and what structural or financial changes should be made in response?

How is Texas better prepared for another outbreak or pandemic, and how should scientists and state leaders move forward?

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