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Nesbitt said she worried that residents who had heard about long phone waits in the early days of vaccine registration were too discouraged to try calling in recent days.
SOUTH AFRICA AND U.K. CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS DETECTED IN D.C.; MARYLAND TO OPEN THIRD MASS VACCINATION SITEERIN COX, JULIE ZAUZMER, RACHEL CHASONFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In Virginia, for example, the wait list for vaccinations in Fairfax County reached 186,602 earlier this week.
MARYLAND DEMOCRATS CALL FOR ‘COURSE CORRECTION’ AMID REGIONWIDE FRUSTRATION OVER VACCINE ROLLOUTERIN COX, REBECCA TAN, ANTONIO OLIVOFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Zinners have fundraised so they could hire an immigration attorney for Stephanie and her son, but they anticipate a long wait for any resolution.
A MARYLAND COUPLE OPENED THEIR HOME TO A HONDURAN MOTHER AND SON. THEY ENDED UP SHARING MORE THAN SPACE.STEPHANIE GARCÍAJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After two failed appointments and a 45-minute wait at the hospital, her third time in the system was a success.
WHAT WENT WRONG WITH AMERICA’S $44 MILLION VACCINE DATA SYSTEM?CAT FERGUSONJANUARY 30, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Maps could even help community residents compare wait times among different facilities to guide their choices and offer the best possible experiences.
ENVISIONING BETTER HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR ALLJASON SPARAPANIJANUARY 26, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Modern Treasury says it can help businesses eliminate that costly wait.
EXCLUSIVE: Y COMBINATOR ALUM MODERN TREASURY RAISES $38 MILLIONDAVID MORRISJANUARY 12, 2021FORTUNE
We saw border wait times increase to eight hours at one point.
BORDER REPORT: GLORIA BRINGS IN A CROSS-BORDER HEAVY-HITTERMAYA SRIKRISHNANJANUARY 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Sterling also said there’s no way to know yet how many people turned out to vote in person Tuesday, but reports of low wait times do not necessarily mean low voter turnout.
PAIR OF GEORGIA RUNOFF RACES ARE RAZOR CLOSE WITH U.S. SENATE CONTROL AT STAKEFELICIA SONMEZ, COLBY ITKOWITZ, JOHN WAGNER, PAULINA FIROZI, AMY B WANGJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Huntsberry found a doctor who agreed only to speak anonymously about how strange it is getting as some patients who need intensive care wait in emergency departments.
MORNING REPORT: INSIDE THE ICU SURGEVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJANUARY 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The ultimate wait for most will be for the coronavirus vaccine.
THE END OF THE WAITING GAMEJIM COOPERJANUARY 4, 2021DIGIDAY
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WORDS RELATED TO WAIT

  • adjournment
  • bind
  • check
  • cooling-off period
  • cunctation
  • dawdling
  • demurral
  • detainment
  • detention
  • discontinuation
  • downtime
  • filibuster
  • hangup
  • hindrance
  • hold-up
  • holding
  • holding pattern
  • holdup
  • impediment
  • interval
  • jam
  • lag
  • lingering
  • logjam
  • loitering
  • moratorium
  • obstruction
  • postponement
  • problem
  • procrastination
  • prorogation
  • putting off
  • remission
  • reprieve
  • retardment
  • setback
  • showstopper
  • stall
  • stay
  • stop
  • stoppage
  • surcease
  • suspension
  • tie-up
  • wait
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