Stories tagged: "health care"


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Biden Signs Executive Order to Ramp Up Vaccination Plan

The president signed an executive order to increase purchases from US manufacturers to accelerate the pace of vaccinations.

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Puerto Rico Official Wants Supplemental Security Benefits for Thousands of Island Residents

The speaker of the local House of Representatives wants the United States Department of Justice to address a court case that affects over 300,000 Puerto Ricans residing on the island who do not receive the supplementary benefit.

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We Have a Shortage of Latino Doctors. Our Community Is Suffering Because of It.

With some Latinos still on the fence about the COVID-19 vaccine, we need more Latino healthcare professionals who can reassure the community that the vaccine is safe.

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Nearly 40,000 Health Professionals Have Already Been Vaccinated in Puerto Rico

Long lines and traffic jams have formed during the first weeks of vaccination on the island while the government seeks to develop an appointment system to prevent crowding.

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Two COVID-19 Vaccines Have Arrived in Florida. Who’s Next in Line to Get Vaccinated?

Thousands of Floridian healthcare workers have been vaccinated. Long-term care staff and residents started getting the vaccine Dec. 18

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Meet the Nurse Who Administered the First COVID Vaccine in Puerto Rico

Hilda Alemán is the first health practitioner to give an anti-COVID shot on the island, and the fourth person to receive the much-anticipated vaccine.

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Meet Xavier Becerra, Biden’s Nominee for Health Department Secretary That Progressives Are Cheering On

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated the Mexican American official as health department secretary, placing this defender of the Affordable Care Act in a leading role to oversee the new administration’s coronavirus response.