The latest on opioid epidemic settlement money
Mar 16, 2021

The latest on opioid epidemic settlement money

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has an offer to settle thousands of lawsuits brought by states and others. Plus, grants to enhance vaccine distribution with special attention to underserved populations, including Native Americans. And, Biden's pick to oversee the latest federal COVID relief rollout.

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Relief for Native Americans will go beyond expanded vaccine distribution

Mar 16, 2021
Tribal governments were already making a successful push to vaccinate people, but these resources will help with even more.
When it comes to vaccinations, several Native American communities across the country have successfully sprung into action, including the Navajo Nation.
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Blue Pill Blues Early James

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer