Many Hospitals With No Beds Left Are Forced To Send COVID Patients To Cities Far Away

Posted by on August 19, 2021 2:31 pm
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Nurses and doctors in the CoxHealth Emergency Department in Springfield, Mo., don personal protective equipment to treat patients with COVID-19 on July 16. Many overwhelmed hospitals, with no beds to offer, are sending critically ill COVID-19 patients to far-flung states for treatment.

Many overwhelmed hospitals, with no beds to offer, are putting critically ill COVID-19 patients on planes, helicopters and ambulances and sending them hundreds of miles away for treatment.

(Image credit: Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)

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