Close: London Session | Forex, Metals, Oil, Agriculture December 27, 2022


United States

US taking steps to address longstanding problem Compared with other wealthy countries, the US is the most dangerous place to give birth by a wide margin. The US also has the fewest maternal health providers and midwives of any high-income country.Racial inequities also play a role. Pregnancy-related mortality rates for Native American and Black women are two and three times higher than the US average, respectively. Vaccine hesitancy is fueling a resurgence of the measles and chickenpox in the US, reports the Washington Post.