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An ambulance crew weaves a gurney through the halls of Sparrow Hospital's emergency department in Lansing, Michigan. Overcrowding has forced the staff to triage patients, putting some in the waiting rooms and treating others on stretchers and chairs in the halls. Lester Graham/Michigan Radio hide caption

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ERs are now swamped with seriously ill patients — but many don't even have COVID

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