FOX 7 Discussion: Analysis shows $13.4B in preventable economic loss
Dr. Ray Perryman joins Rebecca Thomas to talk about a report saying the Texas economy is losing billions due to lack of COVID-19 preventative measures.
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas economy is missing out on billions of dollars and according to new research, it's because of resistance from policymakers to enact protective measures against COVID-19.
A report from the Perryman Group, an economic research firm based out of Waco, claims that a lack of COVID-19 preventative measures, including mask requirements and measures to encourage high vaccination rates, will cost the Texas economy an estimated $13.4 billion annually.
President and CEO Dr. Ray Perryman joins Rebecca Thomas to talk about this report in greater detail.
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