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Familiar racial disparities emerge in first month of COVID-19 vaccinations for the youngest Texans

Kids ages 6 months to 4 years became eligible for the vaccine last month. Experts say a number of factors could be hampering parents from getting their kids vaccinated.

Jazmine Richards injects Hana Ismail, 2, with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine while she sits on her father’s lap in Texas Children’s Hospital on June 28, 2022, in Houston.

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