Covid-19 surges spark chain reactions that strain US hospitals everywhere

Posted on AllSides December 28th, 2021
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America’s hospitals and their workforces have reached and exceeded their breaking points in the last two years — and another surge of Covid-19 is already underway.

Earlier this month, with a new wave of Covid-19 cases looking likely after the omicron variant was identified, Rhode Island emergency doctors wrote their state leaders to warn that any new surge of patients would “lead to collapse of the state health care system.” In Kansas, patients in rural hospitals have been stuck in the ER for days while they wait for a transfer to a larger hospital with the capacity and resources to care...

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https://www.vox.com/coronavirus-covid19/22849829/covid-omicron-variant-cases-surge-us-hospitals

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