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In Covid-swamped Texas, patients die stranded in rural clinics • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE24, 07 Sep 2021
Daniel Wilkinson survived two tours of duty in Afghanistan but died of gallstones, deteriorating slowly as his under-equipped doctors looked on helplessly. Wilkinson, 46, lived only 90 minutes by car or 30 minutes by helicopter from Houston, renowned for its top-flight hospitals. The problem is the Texas healthcare system has been utterly overwhelmed by people suffering from the Delta variant of the coronavirus.

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