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Georgia Institute of Technology Research News

Hospital Congestion Puerto Rico

Caption: A team of engineers from Georgia Tech are evaluating Puerto Rico's disaster preparedness plans by analyzing the country's hospital networks and predicting bottlenecks in the system. The blue circle indicates the areas in Puerto Rico that would experience increased hospital congestion following an 8.0 magnitude earthquake off the cost of San Juan.

Credit: Georgia Tech/Ben Johnson

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