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When Doctors Get Sick, Rural Hospitals Struggle To Continue Treating Patients

Hospitals across the U.S. are struggling as workers contract the coronavirus. It's especially tough for rural hospitals, where even one doctor out sick can upend the hospital's patient capacity.

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