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Alabama man dies after being turned away from 43 hospitals as covid packs ICUs, family says

By The Washington Post  
   September 13, 2021

When Ray DeMonia was having a cardiac emergency, his Alabama family waited for a nearby hospital with available space in its ICU. But in a state where coronavirus infections and unvaccinated patients have overwhelmed hospitals in recent months, finding an available ICU bed was an ordeal. DeMonia, who was eventually transferred to a Mississippi hospital about 200 miles away, died at 73 on Sept. 1.

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