US combat medics face tough choices

Teams in Afghanistan tackle series of obstacles to provide care to injured soliders.

    For injured combatants in Afghanistan, the quality of medical care is often the difference between life and death.

    That's a decision American medics have to make almost every day.

    Al Jazeera's Clayton Swisher spent time with one combat medical team in Kandahar province and found out that the hospital a person is sent to often depends on what country that person is from.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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