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As outcomes, elimination and endemic transmission may be opposites, but thinking that we need to choose one or the other is a mistake that can impede public understanding of how to manage the pandemic.

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The proposals weren’t enacted in any systemic way, but Levi says they underscore an ongoing worry that the typical regulations around reimbursement and cross-state practicing impede the expansion of telehealth.

These systems typically use elastic closures around the ankle areas to keep wind and moisture out of your dog’s coat without impeding their dexterity.

And, racial gaps also impeded access to testing and affected quality of care.

We have provided them thousands of pages of documents already and are not in any way impeding who they speak with.

Will Bridgegate impede Chris Christie's chances of seeking higher office?

If following this diet stresses you out or interferes with your sleep patterns, it could also impede weight loss.

Moreover, they have been allowed to impede the realization of a crucial American national security interest.

That record will also severely impede his effectiveness in his portfolio.

Raise the rates, and you impede efficiency-enhancing transactions - and thereby harm everybody's economic welfare.

Many persons impede their execution by not keeping the thumb independent enough of the rest of the hand.

This mob of men and boys were good-natured, but very curious, and it gathered so close as to impede the progress of the ponies.

Hence the furrows are not ploughed close together, for the roots when crowded impede the sprouting of the plant.

All along the journey little absolutely unnecessary villages kept bobbing up to impede the progress of the train.

But you could do no good with so few men—they are more than ten to one, I hear—and your men would but impede us.


On this page you'll find 138 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impede, such as: block, curb, cut off, delay, deter, and disrupt.

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