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Facility Name: Brooklyn Women's Medical Pavilion
Facility Location: Brooklyn, New York

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Tamika Dowdy died following an abortion at Brooklyn Women's Medical Pavilion on December 1, 1998. According to media reports, staff called for emergency help when Dowdy was having trouble breathing. By the time the paramedics arrived, it was too late; her heart had already stopped beating. Tamika was 22 years old and engaged to be married the following year.

On November 14, 1998, another woman allegedly suffered a perforated uterus while undergoing an abortion at Brooklyn Women's Medical Pavilion. She was transported via ambulance to a nearby hospital.

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