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Sponsoring Statewide Legislation to Improve Food Access for Low-Income Californians

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In 2015, PHI and our program Roots of Change co-sponsored and helped pass into law AB 1321, a California bill establishing a statewide nutrition incentive program that aims to increase access to healthful foods and stimulate local economies by securing matching funds that double the purchasing power of consumers using food stamps when purchasing California fresh fruits, nuts, and vegetables.

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New PHI Study on Breakthrough Infection Shows Steep Vaccine Efficacy Decline Over Six Months

A PHI study in the journal Science analyzed COVID infection by vaccination status among 780,225 Veterans. Researchers found that protection against any COVID-19 infection declined for all vaccine types, with overall vaccine protection declining from 87.9% in February to 48.1% by October 2021.

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