Foreign-trained medical professionals waiting to help

Baker urged to grant provisional licenses to them

LAITH ALMATWARI  has medical experience with respiratory and cardiovascular diseases that he thinks would be valuable in the fight against COVID-19, but bureaucratic red tape is preventing him from jumping into the fray.  The 34-year-old Almatwari trained and worked as a doctor in Iraq and Egypt, completed two residencies, and served as a medic for the US Army in Iraq. He now(...)

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