US congress approves funds for child healthcare programme

US congress has approved a short-term injection of funds for a government programme that provides healthcare support to millions of children from low-income families.

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    US congress has approved a short-term injection of funds for a government programme that provides healthcare support to millions of children from low-income families.

    Funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program known as CHIP lapsed at the end of September.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.


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