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This is how many lives could have been saved with COVID vaccinations in each state

This is how many lives could have been saved with COVID vaccinations in each state

One tragic fact about the nearly 1 million people who died of COVID-19 in the US is that a huge share of them didn’t have to. In Tennessee, 11,047 of the people who died could have survived if everyone in the state had gotten vaccinated. In Ohio, that number is 15,875. Nationally it’s nearly 319,000, …

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Washington state retools first-in-nation payroll tax plan for long-term care costs

Washington state retools first-in-nation payroll tax plan for long-term care costs

Medicare’s coverage for long-term care is very limited, while Medicaid generally requires people to impoverish themselves before it picks up the tab. Maskot/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Maskot/Getty Images Medicare’s coverage for long-term care is very limited, while Medicaid generally requires people to impoverish themselves before it picks up the tab. Maskot/Getty Images Patricia …

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