CA Earthquake: Hospital Wheels Patients with IVs Out of Building

Breitbart | 7/6/2019 | Katherine Rodriguez
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As Californians brace themselves for the second earthquake to hit the area in less than two days, some hospitals are taking desperate measures to ensure their patients’ safety by evacuating them from damaged buildings.

Ridgecrest Regional Hospital evacuated their patients in wheelchairs, some of whom were still hooked up to IVs providing necessary fluids, CNN reported.

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Because of the surrounding power outages in the area, nurses had to care for their patients outside in the dark.

The region’s second earthquake in two days was a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, and its epicenter was 11 miles northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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The previous 6.4-magnitude earthquake also centered near Ridgecrest...
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