How a surgical team in Rwanda chooses which patients to save
Clip: 04/19/2019 | 7m 29s
Rheumatic heart disease develops when strep throat goes untreated. It causes an estimated 275,000 premature deaths per year, mostly youth in developing countries like Rwanda, where antibiotics are rarely available. Surgery is the only treatment option for advanced cases. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on a medical team making the "wrenching" decision of which young lives to save.
Aired: 04/19/19Video has closed captioning.
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