Even though Texas is getting hundreds of thousands of coronavirus vaccines a week, there remains a big imbalance between supply and demand. The state is still getting only a limited supply, while there is a huge demand among Texans. It’s a continuing source of frustration in the Valley where people in the eligible groups are unable to get their first shot. And it’s why Cameron County Health Authority Dr. James Castillo wants to see the state fine-tune its dose distribution process:
(Audio: Cameron County Health Authority Dr. James Castillo)
Castillo also tells 710 KURV Valley counties never know in advance how many doses of the vaccine they’re getting, which makes it difficult to plan a mass vaccination clinic.