Left Out In The Cold

Clip | 4m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

When the winter storm hit, Selena Xie and her Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services colleagues were fighting to make their way through the hazardous streets, answering calls from everything to car wrecks to medical equipment knocked offline by power outages. But Xie says the medical issues people faced aren’t unique to the storm — it just highlighted how fragile the medical system is.

Aired: 03/22/21

Rating: NR

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