The U.S. doesn’t have enough ICU beds or ventilators to deal with even a moderate coronavirus outbreak

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While the World Health Organization and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have refrained from calling the new coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, CNN started referring to it as such on Monday. And although that should not “cause panic,” it does mean the U.S. needs to shore up its medical resources before things get worse, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explained in a Monday article.

Read more here: https://theweek.com/speedreads/900850/doesnt-have-enough-icu-beds-ventilators-deal-even-moderate-coronavirus-outbreak

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