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CDC reports as pandemic wanes, youth mental health crisis lingers

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Maryland’s congressional redistricting map is in limbo as legal challenges remain. The race is on in Annapolis to get bills to Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk in the last full week of the 2022 legislative session. Plus hospitals get some economic relief but continue to face a workforce shortage. And a CDC study shows just how pervasive poor mental health has become among teenagers during the pandemic.

Sarah Y. Kim is WYPR’s health and housing reporter. Kim is WYPR's Report for America corps member, and Anthony Brandon Fellow. Kim joined WYPR as a 2020-2021 corps member for Report for America, an initiative of The GroundTruth Project that pairs young journalists with local newsrooms. Now in her second year as an RFA corps member, Kim is based in Baltimore City.