Hospitals in the South Are Running out of Space or Staff


The highly contagious delta variant of the corona viruses pushing new infections hospitalizations and deaths to heights not seen since last winter coded cases of filled so many Florida hospital beds that ambulance services and fire departments are straining to respond to emergencies some patients in Saint Petersburg and waiting inside ambulances for up to an hour before hospitals can admit them essentially taking the ambulance out of service in Georgia hospital say they're overwhelmed rapidly running out of beds for new patients in Texas a hospital in Houston is raising tents to accommodate the cove it overflow and in Alabama a hospital administrator describes patients begging to be vaccinated only to be told it's too late for them I'm ready to fall lay

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