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Equal access to Covid-19 vaccines? How Texas fared

Kirstin R.W. Matthews | Rekha Lakshmanan

Equal access to Covid-19 vaccines? How Texas fared.

By Robert A.S. Laroche, Roxanna J. Llinas, Adam M. Navara, Melody T. Tan,  Rekha Lakshmanan and Kirstin R.W. Matthews

As the pandemic persisted across the state, did Texans living in cities have better access to Covid-19 vaccines than those in rural or low-income areas? How did race or age factor in? The authors assess the successes and shortfalls of Texas' vaccine distribution strategy, and how to do better next time.