July 29, 2020 4:05 PM
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The change means that doctors will no longer need a special federal waiver in order to prescribe buprenorphine, a medication to treat opioid use disorder.
Dr. Nikhila Juvvadi, chief clinical officer at a Chicago hospital, says about 40 percent of the staff distrust the vaccines — in part because of deep-rooted cultural mistrust based on past abuses.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Jeff Bahr, who oversees medical group operations at Advocate Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin, about challenges the U.S. may face in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
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