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Huge hurricane rips into Lone Star state: Hospitals evacuate most at-risk

Boston Herald - Urgent preparations for Hurricane Harvey’s wrath touched some of Texas’ tiniest residents yesterday, when 10 neonatal intensive care patients at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi were airlifted 350 miles away from the catastrophic storm’s path.

A phone call at 11:30 a.m. Thursday from Driscoll’s hospital chief to the head of Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth kicked off a frantic, 17-hour race to get the smallest and sickest patients to safety before the massive, Category 4 hurricane slammed into the Lone Star State, Cook Children’s Transport Director Debbie Boudreaux told the Herald yesterday.

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