Shortage of doctors in the US

In Mississippi, there are only 63 doctors for every 100,000 people.

Last Modified: 16 Sep 2013 11:12
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People in United States are voicing concern over the shortage of doctors in certain areas of the country.

In Mississippi, for example, the situation is serious with only 63 doctors for every 100 thousand people.

The Americans fear situation is likely to get worse as more than 30 million people with no health insurance will become eligible in Januaury under the Affordable Care Act.

Al Jazeera's Robert Ray reports from Mississippi, US.


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