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Poll numbers show there’s now a shortage of … hope?
Jan 13, 2022

Poll numbers show there’s now a shortage of … hope?

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Also today: Oil well drilling has picked up in the Permian Basin in Texas, but filling jobs for oil field work has proven to be a challenge. Medicare is challenging the FDA's approval of Aduhelm, an Alzheimer's drug.

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Medicare proposes limiting coverage of controversial Alzheimer's drug

Jan 13, 2022
Government insurer won't cover Aduhelm's $28,000-a-year price tag except for clinical trials.
A sign for biotechnology company, Biogen, Inc. is seen on a building in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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How do Americans feel about the economy? Not very hopeful, poll finds.

Rising prices for staples like food and gas was a key worry for respondents, along with concerns about COVID and political power.
Rising prices for things like food and gas were key worries mentioned by poll respondents.

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer