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The New York Times: A Shadow Safety Net Stretched to the Limit

New York Times Magazine reporter Mattathias Schwartz profiles the challenges of health centers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in a feature article:ย  “Outside New York, hundreds of other community health centers were grappling with similar problems โ€” a spike in the need for urgent medical care for their patients, coupled with a sudden shortfall in government funding. The virus was doing more than filling up hospital I.C.U.s beyond capacity; it was stretching the resources of the countryโ€™s shadow medical safety net, the one that reaches patients whose location, economic circumstances or existing health status already puts them at greater risk.”

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