Los datos del American Public Media Research Lab muestran que 24 hospitales rurales han cerrado en Texas desde 2005, la mayor cantidad de cualquier estado de los EE. UU.
American Public Media Research Lab data shows that 24 rural hospitals have closed in Texas since 2005 — the most of any state in the U.S.
Throughout the pandemic, rural communities in the Panhandle have struggled to keep up in the fight against the coronavirus. At first they faced limited testing supplies and personal protective equipment. In the fall, they didn’t have enough hospital beds for patients. Now they can’t seem to get vaccines into arms fast enough.