Are hospitals and the U.S. healthcare system ready for the surge of critical COVID patients heading their way?

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Wednesday, July 1st
One state after another is reporting rapidly increasing shortages in hospital beds for critical coronavirus patients.  The original lockdown that started back in mid-March was supposed to buy our healthcare system enough time to be ready to handle a surge of COVID cases.

Well.......ready or not, here they come.

Larry Levitt is executive vice president for health policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation; he served as a Senior Health Policy Advisor to the White House and Department of Health and Human Services in President Clinton's administration