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It was early April, when the Covid-19 pandemic was cresting in the Garden State

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It was early April, when the Covid-19 pandemic was cresting in the Garden State

The last place anyone wanted to be was a hospital emergency room. But one New Jersey woman with a painful wisdom tooth felt she had little choice. The antibiotics she had received two weeks earlier at the same ER hadn’t done much to quell the raging infection. She returned, braving coronavirus exposure for the second time, in her desperation to find relief. [RELATED: 2020 Top Dentists] Instead of receiving treatment, she was told that the hospital, like virtually all the state’s hospitals at the time, was overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients. An ER staffer suggested she try a hospital in Pennsylvania, where...