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Inside hard-hit Houston as coronavirus cases surge

Overheated, a healthcare worker takes a break as people wait in their vehicles in long lines for coronavirus testing in Houston, Texas, July 7.  
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Overheated, a healthcare worker takes a break as people wait in their vehicles in long lines for coronavirus testing in Houston, Texas, July 7.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare  

Overheated, a healthcare worker takes a break as people wait in their vehicles in long lines for coronavirus testing in Houston, Texas, July 7.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare  
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A man who died from the coronavirus is seen wrapped in a body bag at the United Memorial Medical Center's  intensive care unit in Houston, Texas, June 29.  
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A man who died from the coronavirus is seen wrapped in a body bag at the United Memorial Medical Center's intensive care unit in Houston, Texas, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare  

A man who died from the coronavirus is seen wrapped in a body bag at the United Memorial Medical Center's intensive care unit in Houston, Texas, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare  
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Residents line up in their vehicles to be tested for coronavirus in Houston, Texas, July 7.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif  

Residents line up in their vehicles to be tested for coronavirus in Houston, Texas, July 7.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif  

Residents line up in their vehicles to be tested for coronavirus in Houston, Texas, July 7.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif  
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Medical workers treat a coronavirus patient at the United Memorial Medical Center's COVID-19 intensive care unit in Houston, Texas, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Medical workers treat a coronavirus patient at the United Memorial Medical Center's COVID-19 intensive care unit in Houston, Texas, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Medical workers treat a coronavirus patient at the United Memorial Medical Center's COVID-19 intensive care unit in Houston, Texas, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Storm clouds gather over a coronavirus testing site, which was closed due to inclement weather, in Houston, Texas, June 22.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Storm clouds gather over a coronavirus testing site, which was closed due to inclement weather, in Houston, Texas, June 22.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Storm clouds gather over a coronavirus testing site, which was closed due to inclement weather, in Houston, Texas, June 22.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A man arrives at Houston Methodist Hospital emergency room on a stretcher, June 28.    REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare  

A man arrives at Houston Methodist Hospital emergency room on a stretcher, June 28.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare  

A man arrives at Houston Methodist Hospital emergency room on a stretcher, June 28.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare  
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A man sleeps in his car as people wait in their vehicles in long lines for coronavirus testing in Houston, July 7.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A man sleeps in his car as people wait in their vehicles in long lines for coronavirus testing in Houston, July 7.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A man sleeps in his car as people wait in their vehicles in long lines for coronavirus testing in Houston, July 7.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Healthcare workers walk through the Texas Medical Center during a shift change as cases of coronavirus spike in Houston, July 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Healthcare workers walk through the Texas Medical Center during a shift change as cases of coronavirus spike in Houston, July 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Healthcare workers walk through the Texas Medical Center during a shift change as cases of coronavirus spike in Houston, July 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Medical workers treat a coronavirus patient at the United Memorial Medical Center's COVID-19 intensive care unit in Houston, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Medical workers treat a coronavirus patient at the United Memorial Medical Center's COVID-19 intensive care unit in Houston, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Medical workers treat a coronavirus patient at the United Memorial Medical Center's COVID-19 intensive care unit in Houston, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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People wait in their vehicles in long lines for coronavirus testing in Houston, July 7.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People wait in their vehicles in long lines for coronavirus testing in Houston, July 7.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People wait in their vehicles in long lines for coronavirus testing in Houston, July 7.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Storm clouds gather over a coronavirus testing site, which was closed due to inclement weather, in Houston, June 22.  
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Storm clouds gather over a coronavirus testing site, which was closed due to inclement weather, in Houston, June 22.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Storm clouds gather over a coronavirus testing site, which was closed due to inclement weather, in Houston, June 22.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A medical worker walks through a makeshift door as hospital staff treat coronavirus patients at the United Memorial Medical Center's COVID-19 intensive care unit in Houston, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A medical worker walks through a makeshift door as hospital staff treat coronavirus patients at the United Memorial Medical Center's COVID-19 intensive care unit in Houston, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A medical worker walks through a makeshift door as hospital staff treat coronavirus patients at the United Memorial Medical Center's COVID-19 intensive care unit in Houston, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A passenger looks on as a medical worker administers a test for coronavirus at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, June 23. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A passenger looks on as a medical worker administers a test for coronavirus at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, June 23. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A passenger looks on as a medical worker administers a test for coronavirus at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, June 23. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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An empty playground surrounded by caution tape in Houston, July 8.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif    

An empty playground surrounded by caution tape in Houston, July 8.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif    

An empty playground surrounded by caution tape in Houston, July 8.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif    
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A nurse wheels away a man who arrived at Houston Methodist Hospital, June 28.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A nurse wheels away a man who arrived at Houston Methodist Hospital, June 28.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A nurse wheels away a man who arrived at Houston Methodist Hospital, June 28.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Medical workers look into a room of a patient who has died from the coronavirus at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Medical workers look into a room of a patient who has died from the coronavirus at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Medical workers look into a room of a patient who has died from the coronavirus at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, June 29.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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