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President Biden announced the move in an executive order last month. He continued about Cohen 19. Even more critical and architect meaningful access to health care. In a statement this morning, Biden encouraged Americans to sign up for coverage at healthcare dot gov. And he made a push for his covert relief package that would increase federal subsidies for health care less officials. The ABC NEWS Washington Cape Cod lawmakers aren't happy with the Baker administration. WBC's rob watered explains why elected officials here on the Cape voicing their displeasure with Governor Charlie Baker in the Department of Public Health over the dearth of covert vaccines available on the Cape over 20 state lawmakers signed a letter to the governor last week asking him to reconsider several aspects of the state's vaccine rollout. Cape Cod State Senator Julian's here and state Rep still in Fernandez and Tim Whalen criticized the vaccine rollout on Cape Cod last week. Now found the town manager Julian Suso, also speaking out, calling the 975 doses come into Barnstable County per week completely unacceptable. That was in a letter to the governor on Friday from the Cape Cod bureau. Rob ordered WBZ Boston's news radio. Covert cases are down across the country. But there's new worry about at least one of the virus mutations. NBC's Aaron Carter Ski has more. The very in first discovered in Britain is not only more contagious but also more deadly. Tempting, though it is for cities and states to ease restrictions has the caseload drops. Doctor she's jot, the Brown University School of Public Health, told ABC News. Now is not the time. I totally understand why cases are down. They want to do it. I would save hold a little longer. Let's get a bunch of the Irish people vaccinated. Then it will be safe. For to do so. The U. S. Is now administering an average of 1.7 million vaccine doses every day. States say they could doom or if they have the supply. Aaron Carter Ski ABC NEWS New York New data looks at emergency room visits as a whole nation wide sense. The initial lockdown last March, the number of Americans going to the ER went way down. But another statistic is grim visits because of drug overdoses decreased only slightly, and then shot way up. Researchers with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found visits to the emergency room plummeted in March, 2020 falling 40. 3% compared to 2019. But drug overdoses were down only 4% before increasing again in April. The study also found weekly trips to the E R for overdoses were up 45% last year compared to 2019. The CDC says the pandemic may have accelerated drug overdose deaths specifically fatalities caused by synthetic opioids. Wendy Gillette, CBS News a deadly fire in Worcester, a community in mourning after three members of a family lost their lives. WBC's Jum babe Back reports two people were found dead inside the Jakes Avenue triple Decker of third person had jumped off of the balcony to try to escape the flames. That man. Woodrow Adam Sr died in the hospital. He and his wife were just days away from celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Looking forward. 150 years with my heart. I know she's looking down on me vigil last night. The cause unknown, the investigation continues. In the woods near bureau. John Bay Back WBZ Boston's news radio. In California. Disturbing attacks are on the rise. Elderly members of the Northern California Asian community are being targeted, leading to growing calls for that violence to stop. Here's a B. C's Alex Stone in San Francisco and Oakland over the weekend, hundreds gathering to condemn the ugliness of recent violent attacks on elderly Asian Americans As a multiracial community. We're not going to stand for it in Oakland's Chinatown neighborhood attacks have been widespread. In January, a man seemed run. Up to a 91 year old, knocking him to the ground in San Francisco on 84 year Old man killed when he was shoved to the pavement. These.

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