The Next Big Coronavirus Worry: Can Hospitals Handle The Influx?
Hospitals in San Francisco are setting up tents to screen patients with respiratory symptoms before they set foot in the building.
In Ann Arbor, Michigan, administrators have identified outpatient clinics they can use to gather patients that might normally come into the hospital.
Nobody yet knows how serious the coronavirus outbreak will get in the U.S. But projections suggest it could place a tremendous strain on the U.S. health system, especially hospitals, leading to shortages of beds, supplies and personnel.
The level of strain will depend on how many people ultimately get sick and, in particular, how many develop the kinds of …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]