More Patients, Fewer Workers: Omicron Pushes New York Hospitals to Brink (New York Times)

New York Times: More Patients, Fewer Workers: Omicron Pushes New York Hospitals to Brink. “At Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, the intensive care unit is full, mainly with Covid patients. In a scene reminiscent of spring 2020, patient beds have been set up in the hallway. But on Wednesday, when Interfaith asked city officials to divert ambulances to other hospitals, the request was granted for only two hours, the hospital’s top executive said. Emergency rooms at neighboring hospitals were also overflowing, or precariously understaffed.”

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