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Federal Hospital to go on Strike in Rio: Daily

By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Doctors and hospital staff at Jacarepaguá's Federal Hospital Cardoso Fontes  have announced they will strike beginning this Monday, October 24th.  Protesting against the overburdening they inherit from the hospital's lack of available physicians, the doctors and staff hope to cripple what little functionality the hospital still retains until more resources are allocated.

An inspection on Thursday, October 20th by the Health Commission of the City Council found six major sectors of the hospital closed due to a shortage of health professionals.

The survey found a well-equipped and much . . .

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