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Who would get that last ventilator? Disability advocates say NC’s protocol fell short.

By Rose Hoban As the coronavirus took hold in early 2020, New York City hospitals were overwhelmed. Patients gasping for breath filled gurneys in emergency departments while doctors, hospital executives and public health officials wondered if they would have enough ventilators to keep critically ill people alive. If things got worse, doctors in some of […]