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what happens if a healthcare system collapses?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Drastic measures: local healthcare systems are supported by state and government institutions. If a local hospital or medical center closed, surrounding areas would take up the support of patients. It would be extremely unlikely for a whole region or country to have its healthcare collapse.

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