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Toronto Woman Dies during Ambulance Delay

Response upgraded upon note of change in condition

Thursday, February 14, 2013


TORONTO (CBC News) - An 87-year-old Toronto woman died in December after waiting three hours with abdominal pain for an ambulance that was delayed "due to limited resources," a CBC investigation reveals. An internal Toronto Emergency Medical Services ambulance dispatch record also shows seven ambulances were dispatched to her location but then diverted to other calls.

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