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By Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press
For four nurses in a Southern California hospital, the scariest place isn't the ward where they care for coronavirus patients. It’s home, where they feel helpless to keep their families safe.
Many states are seeing surging coronavirus cases, but Texas is breaking records. As single-day deaths rise to unprecedented levels, Gov. Greg Abbott warns the worst is yet to come. Amna Nawaz talks to Belinda Metts, nurse manager of a COVID-19…
After a particularly brutal week caring for COVID-19 patients in New York City, ICU nurse KP Mendoza considered one final task: writing a will. He's only 24, but working in the heart of a global pandemic, it felt as if…
New York state has roughly 150,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. That's more than any country in the world other than the United States. Health care workers in New York are feeling the pressure of the pandemic -- as well as…
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
New York remains the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak. Medical teams there are facing a surge of seriously ill patients, and doing so while concerned about their own level of protection from the disease. William Brangham talks to Adam…
By Lisa Desjardins, Gretchen Frazee, Mike Fritz
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the U.S., officials are warning that there are not enough medical professionals available to meet the growing needs of patients. The shortage has led to the easing of some regulations, enabling medical students to…
By Associated Press
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for a national enlistment program for doctors and nurses to handle an expected surge in coronavirus cases in New York and other places around the country.
Illinois has become another national hot spot for coronavirus, with a surging number of confirmed cases. Most are in Cook County, the region that is home to Chicago. William Brangham talks to Dr. Claudia Fegan, chief medical officer for Cook…
More U.S. hospitals are feeling the pressure and gravity of the spread of COVID-19. In New York state, hospitalizations rose 40 percent and 100 patients died in a single day. As the influx grows, some hospitals and medical practitioners are…
By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
Hospitals are training a new breed of nurses who are devoted to caring for patients with sepsis, a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s attempt to fight an infection causes widespread inflammation.
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