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'Dumb deaths' inside Mexico's broken hospitals

Jun 01, 2020 - Chicago Tribune

The senseless deaths torment doctors and nurses the most: The man who died because an inexperienced nurse unplugged his ventilator. The patient who died from septic shock because no one monitored his vital signs. The people whose breathing tubes clogged after being abandoned in their hospital beds for hours on end.

In Mexico, it's not just the coronavirus that is claiming lives. The country's broken health system is killing people as well.

Years of neglect had already hobbled Mexico'...