Memphis VA launching probe after veteran waited hours, now clinging to life

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VA officials are launching an internal investigation after a veteran waited hours to be seen at the Memphis VA emergency room last week and is now fighting for life.
The veteran came to the ER to be seen for high blood pressure and headaches, according to Sean Higgins, a VA whistleblower and former hospital employee. 

Higgins said the veteran was given a low priority rating, and four hours passed before the veteran was called to be seen. In that time, Higgins said, the veteran's condition worsened.

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