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Why medical interpreters can be a vital but scarce resource

For many immigrants, a mastery of everyday English doesn’t mean they feel comfortable in all settings, like doctors’ offices. That’s where medical interpreters play a crucial role — but access to these highly skilled professionals isn’t guaranteed for many Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Ali Rogin reports.

Why medical interpreters can be a vital but scarce resource

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