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96 hospitals in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania metropolitan area, This metro area includes Camden, N.J., and Wilmington, Del. With a population of approximately 6 million.

If each hospital has one ebola patient in the ER, every hospital will be shut down. In my county that is only two patients. Between me and Philly there are only a hand full of other hospitals not more than 10.

Theoretically 96 ebola patients could close every hospital to all other medical emergencies for 6,000,000 people.