Save the Mail: US Postal Service Delivers Live-Saving Medications

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In this Wednesday, May 6, 2020, photo, Esther Haynes, left, gives United States Postal Service carrier Henrietta Dixon a protective face mask as she delivers mail along her route in Philadelphia. From coastal Maine to Philadelphia's close-knit neighborhoods, many residents call the postal service essential to their communities. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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There has been significant and concerted attempts to a fix myriad of shortcomings within the United States Postal Service prior to the November 3 election.  Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has called Congress to make a crucial vote on Saturday, and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will field questions before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee next week.  The shortcomings at the USPS are affecting average Americans and experts say it could be life-or-death for many citizens.

Dr. Shirley Jackson Whitaker, kidney specialist and nephrologist, speaks with April Ryan about the disruption of mail service to those who rely on medications delivered by the USPS.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

In this Wednesday, May 6, 2020, photo, Esther Haynes, left, gives United States Postal Service carrier Henrietta Dixon a protective face mask as she delivers mail along her route in Philadelphia. From coastal Maine to Philadelphia’s close-knit neighborhoods, many residents call the postal service essential to their communities. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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