Primarily based on the guide by journalist Sheri Fink, this TV mini-series dramatises the surprising tales of well being employees and sufferers whose lives are modified eternally as Hurricane Katrina overwhelms a US hospital in 2005, finds Bethan Ackerley


10 August 2022

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Anna Pou (Vera Farmiga), entrance, and Karen Wynn (Adepero Oduye)

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5 Days at Memorial

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ON 11 September 2005, 45 our bodies have been recovered from Memorial Medical Heart, New Orleans. The hospital had been hit by Hurricane Katrina, then probably the most devastating storm in US historical past. Sufferers, workers and their households have been stranded for 5 days by floodwaters. Situations have been apocalyptic. Deaths have been anticipated.

The aftermath introduced uncomfortable revelations. Some our bodies contained probably harmful ranges of morphine and different medication. The actions of Anna Pou, a physician on the hospital, have been …

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