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Cyberattack hobbles major US/UK hospital chain

 

September 27, 2020



WASHINGTON (AP) — Computer systems across a major hospital chain operating in the U.S. and Britain were down Monday due to what the company termed an unspecified technology "security issue."

Universal Health Services Inc., which operates more than 400 hospitals and other clinical care facilities, said in a short statement p osted to its website Monday that its network was offline and doctors and nurses were resorting to "back-up processes" including paper records.

The Fortune 500 company, with 90,000 employees said "patient care continues to be delivered safely and effectively" and no pat...



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