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Number of uninsured jumped by nearly 3 million in 2009
USA Today

For some Americans, health care reform may be arriving none too soon: The number of U.S. adults not covered by health insurance jumped by 2.9 million people from 2008 to 2009. In 2009 — the year in which the latest statistics are available — 46.3 million American adults had no health insurance, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.