Find an article in your local newspaper about a local policy issue that affects you. For example, an article concerning your county’s decision to privatize your trash collection service. Summarize the article and explain how this issue affects you. Is the article neutral? Why or why not? How might you influence this policy in the future?

Be sure to include a scanned copy of the article in your submission in addition to citations. There are several free scannable apps on the market such as Scannable. If printing is an obstacle, you may include a hyperlink to the article. However, if the link breaks or can not be accessed the burden falls on you to produce that article or to risk losing points.

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In the past years, there have been different policy issues presented to ensure that the challenges of health are handled. In the US the issue of COVID-19 has influenced the quality of health among the people and challenges are leading to the deterioration in the quality of living of the people. The Guardian has presented one of the policy issues that is expected to help in the determination of the quality of health of the people. The article by Jennifer and Richard (2020) has focused on the analysis of the possibility of the struggle of the US healthcare system as a result of the long impact of COVID-19. This paper carries out an analysis of the article. 

Summary of the article

The authors in the article have presented that the issue of COVID-19 is not only influencing the US healthcare system at the moment but will as well have repercussions in the future. The authors indicate that at the moment there are high rates of chronic illnesses that are faced with the indication of the patients who have suffered from COVID-19 and are seen to be having challenges even after they test negative. 

The authors indicate that the issue of post-viral fatigue syndrome has been therefore for the past many years but with COVID-19 there are many more risks faced by the patients. The syndrome has overwhelmed the healthcare system since there are challenges in ensuring that the so-called management measures are challenging at the moment. The healthcare system as per the authors has had challenges in handling the infection and the increasing cases will even influence the standard of living of the people. …

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