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Monnat featured on NPR about the strain COVID19 has on urban hospitals

November 23, 2020

Lerner Chair Shannon Monnat talks with NPR about the negative effects of COVID19 on urban hospitals. Rural areas don't have the capacity to treat sick patients, so they are sent to urban hospitals for treatment. Cities now are struggling to keep up with the influx of coronavirus patients. Monnat says, "Rural areas have been grappling with health problems for a long time, but the coronavirus has been a sort of tipping point, and those rural health issues are now spilling over into cities." Read the full article here.


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