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Mike Hixenbaugh

Mike Hixenbaugh is a nationally award-winning writer and investigative reporter based in Houston. He’s reported from France, Vietnam, Bahrain, Italy and aboard warships at sea.

Lessons for Minnesota? Houston emergency rooms being overrun with COVID-19 patients

By: and - July 14, 2020

HOUSTON — Houston hospitals have been forced to treat hundreds of COVID-19 patients in their emergency rooms — sometimes for several hours or multiple days — as they scramble to open additional intensive care beds for the wave of seriously ill people streaming through their doors, according to internal numbers shared with NBC News and […]