Hospitals in New Orleans Sent COVID-19 Patients Home to Die with ProPublica Reporter Annie Waldman

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In a startling ProPublica report, Annie Waldman and Joshua Kaplan reveal the horrific details of New Orleans hospitals sending coronavirus patients home to die or pressuring families to put them in hospice care, and in some cases discontinued treatment, even when their loved ones begged them to keep trying. Every patient who was sent home and died was African-American, and just yesterday, the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus called for an investigation into what happened. In today's episode with reporter Annie Waldman, you'll learn the intricacies of this troubling investigation and how it unfolded along racial lines.

READ the original story: https://www.propublica.org/article/sent-home-to-die?utm_source=sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=majorinvestigations&utm_content=feature

READ the investigation update: https://www.propublica.org/article/the-hospital-system-sent-patients-with-coronavirus-home-to-die-louisiana-legislators-are-demanding-an-investigation

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