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Sun Mar 8, 2020, 06:20 PM

"...preparing for millions of hospitalizations..."

One slide in a leaked presentation for US hospitals reveals that they're preparing for millions of hospitalizations as the outbreak unfolds:

https://www.businessinsider.com/presentation-us-hospitals-preparing-for-millions-of-hospitalizations-2020-3

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Reply "...preparing for millions of hospitalizations..." (Original post)
Quemado Mar 2020 OP
Claritie Pixie Mar 2020 #1
LisaL Mar 2020 #2
Igel Mar 2020 #4
getagrip_already Mar 2020 #3

Response to Quemado (Original post)

Sun Mar 8, 2020, 06:24 PM

1. From the slide: "Prepare for about 10x severe flu season".

Our hospital systems will not be able to handle a scenario like this.

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Response to Claritie Pixie (Reply #1)

Sun Mar 8, 2020, 06:26 PM

2. Yea, exactly.

Where are those hospitalizations going to be? And for crying out loud, we can't even get enough sanitizer.

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Response to LisaL (Reply #2)

Sun Mar 8, 2020, 06:55 PM

4. Schools will be empty. n/t

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Response to Quemado (Original post)

Sun Mar 8, 2020, 06:28 PM

3. Milan hospital is reported to be full and turning away patients....

Telling them to go home. Some will no doubt die there.

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