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Paris Hospitals in State of Emergency Following Terrorist Attacks
Wall Street Journal

Paris hospitals were still in a state of emergency on Saturday afternoon, treating the 300 injured from the terrorist attacks across that left at least 127 people dead.

The Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux Paris, the authority that runs the city’s hospitals, said that as of 1 p.m. local time, there were 300 people admitted at seven different hospitals. Among the patients, 80 were in a critical condition, 177 were in a relatively critical condition, and 43 were being given psychological support. Fifty-three people have been discharged, the authority said.

The APHP on Friday night put into action “plan blanc,” the emergency response plan that mobilizes doctors and medical workers in a crisis. The plan remained in place through Saturday afternoon, a spokeswoman for the APHP said.