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Tulsa's Hospitals Are Crashing. The Mayor Says No One Is Listening

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The mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, says pleas from its overburdened hospitals to enforce mask-wearing are being ignored. Mayor G.T. Bynum says Tulsa hospitals are unable to meet the demands — but neither the governor nor the communities relying on these hospitals are responding. Business Insider reports roughly 68% of people occupying Tulsa hospitals are from communities outside it, which Tulsa cannot regulate. The rising cases of both COVID-19 and seasonal influenza are harming the ability of city employees to receive care. Bynum said one employee was denied hospital care until they developed pneumonia, and another was sent home with a 106-degree fever.

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