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Premature baby evacuated out of Puerto Rico for surgery

Fourty-four of Puerto Rico's 69 hospitals are open, and some critically ill patients need to leave. One very premature baby weighing just over one pound was put on a plane to Louisiana Thursday. He needs surgery to correct an eye condition that could cause blindness. Dr. Jon LaPook spoke to the doctor who arranged the evacuation flight.
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