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217 Today: The pandemic has reignited turf wars among health professions

Friday, October 22, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Illinois lawmakers in Washington are renewing calls on Congress to pass protections for Afghan refugees before the end of this year.
  • The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District is helping nearby counties strengthen their relationships with refugee, immigrant and migrant service providers.
  • The University of Illinois student government is working with other student organizations to increase the number of students who vote.
  • A 12-year-old boy is in grave condition at a St. Louis hospital after being shot in the neck in Champaign Wednesday night.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn how the pandemic reignited long-standing turf wars in the healthcare field.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Luis Velazquez, Ariyelle Williams and Dan Gorenstein.

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Sydney Wood

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