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FILE -  In this file photo of May 15, 2003 Romanian patients sit on their beds in the city hospital in Odobesti, northern Romania. No sutures and other basics; a dire shortage of staff; catastrophic hygiene; then this _ a hospital blaze that killed five premature babies. Romania's hospital system is on the ropes. Romania's hospitals were a nightmare under communism which ended in 1989. But more than two decades after communist rule was toppled and almost four years after it joined the EU, Romania remains one of Europe's poorest countries _ and the sorry state of its hospitals reflect that status.  (AP Photo/Karina Knapek, File)
Photo by: Karina Knapek
FILE - In this file photo of May 15, 2003 Romanian patients sit on their beds in the city hospital in Odobesti, northern Romania. No sutures and other basics; a dire shortage of staff; catastrophic hygiene; then this _ a hospital blaze that killed five premature babies. Romania's hospital system is on the ropes. Romania's hospitals were a nightmare under communism which ended in 1989. But more than two decades after communist rule was toppled and almost four years after it joined the EU, Romania remains one of Europe's poorest countries _ and the sorry state of its hospitals reflect that status. (AP Photo/Karina Knapek, File)

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