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Nurse shortages made worse by visa delays

Nurse shortages in states across the country have led to delays in care and even shutdowns of hospital departments. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Nurse shortages in states across the country have led to delays in care and even shutdowns of hospital departments. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Nurse shortages in states across the country have led to delays in care and even shutdowns of hospital departments. Hospitals have been recruiting nurses from other countries, but limits on visas have caused big delays.

Samantha Horton reports from Kansas.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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