Covid Overload: U.S. Hospitals Are Running Out of Beds for Patients (New York Times)

New York Times: Covid Overload: U.S. Hospitals Are Running Out of Beds for Patients. “In the spring, the pandemic was concentrated mainly in hard-hit regions like New York, which offered lessons to hospitals in other states anticipating the spread of the coronavirus. Despite months of planning, though, many of the nation’s hospital systems are now slammed with a staggering swell of patients, no available beds and widening shortages of nurses and doctors. On any single day, some hospitals have had to turn away transfer requests for patients needing urgent care or incoming emergencies.”

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