New York mayor guarantees comprehensive healthcare to all

City's mayor extends the right to medical care to all people, regardless of their ability to pay or immigration status.

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    The New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has come out with a plan that guarantees comprehensive healthcare for everyone, regardless of their ability to pay or immigration status.

    Blasio's surprise health scheme assures both primary and speciality care. Some Americans want to see the health initiative replicated nationwide.

     

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.


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