PBS NewsHour

Hospitals near breaking point with influx of COVID patients

Clip: 01/12/2022 | 7m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

The Biden administration is pressing to ship more COVID test kits to schools amid growing criticism of shortages as infections pile up nationwide. But for hospitals dealing with the surge the worst is far from over. In the city of Rochester in New York state, hospitals are so over capacity and under-staffed that many are asking ambulances to take patients elsewhere. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 01/12/22

Rating: NR

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