When Hospitals Decide Who Deserves Treatment: NPR Investigates ‘Denial Of Care’

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When Hospitals Decide Who Deserves Treatment: NPR Investigates ‘Denial Of Care’

In an Oregon hospital, a disabled woman fought for her life as her friends and advocates pleaded for proper care. Her case raises the question: Are disabled lives equally valued during a pandemic?

NPR investigations correspondent Joseph Shapiro reports on what happened to Sarah McSweeney.

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