Nothing to Sneeze At

“Hospitals across the state are sending away ambulances, flying in nurses from out of state and not letting children visit their loved ones for fear they’ll spread the flu. Others are canceling surgeries and erecting tents in their parking lots so they can triage the hordes of flu patients.” LA Times: California hospitals face a ‘war zone’ of flu patients.

+ Stat on the bigger picture: A severe flu season is stretching hospitals thin. That is a very bad omen.

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