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'Almost like not being vaccinated': 2 million Texans have missed their second COVID vaccine

Rayy Ball is one of 1.2 million Texans who have not returned for their second COVID-19 vaccine dose more than 90 days after their first shot. The Tarrant County resident has moved twice in the last few months from one precarious living situation to another and transportation can sometimes be a problem.Back in March, Ball had an appointment scheduled for the Moderna vaccine, but decided to take the Johnson & Johnson one-shot because it meant not returning for a second appointment.
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Texans hesitating to get second vaccine dose

MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - The Texas Department of State Health Services says that nearly two million people have yet to get their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. In West Texas, Midland Memorial Hospital says it’s not unusual to see patients come in who are in-between doses. As the highly...
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San Marcos Daily Record

Texas doctors, seeing unprecedented numbers of pregnant patients with COVID-19, urge pregnant people to get vaccinated

Pregnant women are getting vaccinated at lower rates than the general population. “This variant is much more aggressive, [and] pregnant women are getting sicker much faster,” one doctor says. Lauren Lewis originally mistook the dry cough for allergies. In early November 2020, she attended an outdoor concert with her mother...
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Bridges: Vaccination campaigns have been historically successful in Texas

“An ounce of prevention is worth a ton of cure,” is a popular English proverb. It has also become an important idea in medicine, to avoid major health crises by preventing them. As part of this, vaccinations have been part of health in the state for many years, with very successful results.
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Hunt County continues to report multiple COVID-19 deaths

Hunt County has reported more than two dozen COVID-19 deaths in less than two weeks. In its latest report, the Texas Department of State Health Services indicated Hunt County had recorded 228 deaths attributed to COVID-19 as of Thursday, five more than on Wednesday and 25 more than on Friday, Sept. 3. The county has recorded 46 COVID-19 deaths since Aug. 8.
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Tracking COVID-19: Nearly 69% of estimated population in 2 Plano ZIP codes are fully vaccinated

Editor’s note: This is the latest information reported by Collin County, Denton County, Plano ISD and the state of Texas through their public reports and dashboards. More than 66% of the estimated population in three of the six main ZIP codes in Plano have been fully vaccinated, according to totals from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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This is How Many COVID-19 Vaccines Texas Has Received So Far

It has now been 39 weeks since the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine were sent out to states, kicking off the largest vaccination campaign in human history. As of September 12, the U.S. has sent 456,755,755 doses of the vaccine across the country — equivalent to 139.2% of the U.S. population. While the initial […]
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Illegal Immigrants Aren't Included In Biden's Vaccine Mandate

Many people in Texas have criticized Biden's double standards, since vaccine mandates aren't required for illegal immigrants or congressional staff. President Joe Biden recently mandated the Covid-19 vaccine for businesses in Texas (and around the country) with over 100 employees. According to The White House, "this requirement will impact over 80 million workers in private sector businesses with 100+ employees." As you might imagine, many government officials in Texas aren't happy with the new requirements.
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Everything You Wanted To Know About COVID-19 Booster Shots In North Texas

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TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE: The history of vaccinations in America

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Texas COVID-19 Vaccine: Second-Shot Hesitancy Increasing; What Does It

More than a million individuals in Texas are late for their second COVID-19 vaccination by more than 90 days. According to the Department of State Health Services, this is the case. Approximately two million are late by at least 30 days. As of September 6, 1.89 million individuals have not...
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Two million Texans overdue for second COVID-19 vaccine

More than one million people in Texas are more than 90 days overdue for their second COVID-19 vaccine. That's according to the Department of State Health Services. About two million are at least more than 30 days overdue. “A few people that I spoke to yesterday had a bad experience...
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