How Hurricane Harvey crippled the health system: Already-strained hospitals are overloaded with uninsured patients and shelters are struggling to treat the wounded



Mass destruction of rainfall, floodwaters and huge waves from Hurricane Harvey left most of southeastern Texas evacuating to higher ground to escape.
But left behind were hospitals strained to treat patients and shelters reaching max capacity as they struggle to treat the wounded.
The damage is far from over. 
Many elderly people are suffering from debilitating conditions and most victims are uninsured so they will face hefty health bills.
As Hurricane Harvey moves onto Louisiana, it leaves behind a crippled health system in Texas with medical centers and officials scrambling to fix.... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Health, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail
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