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Number of doctors choosing to specialize in infectious disease is low

New U.S. doctors aren’t choosing to specialize in infectious disease, despite the clear need. In 2022, 44% of the training programs went unfilled. The pay is relatively low, and the hours are long.

NPR’s Pien Huang reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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