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Millions of Americans have visited the new Obamacare health-insurance-exchange websites since they launched on Oct. 1. Early figures show that computer problems prevented some of those interested in buying coverage from getting it. Officials say they are fixing glitches, but they have to move quickly. "By November, the sites have to be able to handle major traffic," says Joel Ario, former director of the exchange program at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Americans must sign up for coverage by Dec. 15 to have a plan that begins Jan. 1.

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