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Ambulance response times are increasing dramatically—here’s why

As the Bay Area heads into winter and prepares to face down the “tripledemic” of Covid, the flu and RSV, our reporting shows that patients are having to deal with longer and longer response times after calling an ambulance for medical emergencies.

In the video above, data reporter Noah Baustin breaks down exactly why those response times are increasing.

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