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Would The U.S. Health System Be Ready For A Surge In Coronavirus Cases? – NPR

Enlarge this image The first U.S. case of COVID-19 was treated at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington. Robin Addison, a nurse there, demonstrates how she wears a respirator helmet with a face shield intended to prevent infection. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption toggle caption Ted S. Warren/AP Another U.S. case of infection with… Read More »

Inundated With Flu Patients, U.S. Hospitals Brace for Coronavirus

With an intense flu season in full swing, hundreds of thousands of coughing and feverish patients have already overwhelmed emergency rooms around the United States. Now, hospitals are bracing for the potential spread of coronavirus that could bring another surge of patients. So far, only a dozen people in the United States have become infected… Read More »