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Public Health Officials Worry About Likely Surge Of Cases In Navajo Nation; Detroit Police Force Hit 'Overwhelmingly' Hard


April 21, 2020

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NBC News: Coronavirus Batters The Navajo Nation, And It's About To Get Worse

On March 17, when the Navajo Nation saw its first COVID-19 case, the reservation's limited health facilities sprang into action. "We basically changed our hospital from an acute care hospital and an ambulatory care clinic to one that could take care of respiratory care patients," said Dr. Diana Hu, a pediatrician at one of the reservation hospitals. "And that transition happened over a period of about seven days." (Abou-Sabe, McFadden, Romo and Longoria, 4/20)


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