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How Texas Lost Control of the Virus

The Lone Star state is fast becoming the new center of America’s pandemic

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Houston Methodist CEO Sees Covid-19 Spreading Rapidly in Texas, Concerned About Trends
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It became clear that Texas Governor Greg Abbott was in retreat when he closed the bars.

Ever since restarting the Lone Star state's economy in early May, Abbott ignored the pleas of mayors and county leaders to impose strict rules to stop Covid-19. The 62-year-old Republican appeared repeatedly on Sean Hannity's Fox News show to tout his commitment to keeping business open, while the pandemic quietly gathered strength.