The AHA and other national health care organizations yesterday urged Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to maintain the public health emergency until it’s clear that the global pandemic has receded and the capabilities authorized by the PHE are no longer necessary. 

“This will help prevent any future surges from threatening the health and safety of patients and the ability of health care professionals to care for them,” the organizations wrote
 

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