A Boy Went to a COVID-Swamped ER. He Waited for Hours. Then His Appendix Burst.
on September 15, 2021
“My 12-year-old had appendicitis. The ER was overwhelmed w unvaccinated Covid patients &we had to wait 6+ hours. While waiting, his appendix ruptured and had to spend 5 days in hospital. ... So yeah, your decision to not vaccinate does affect others.”
Alabama man dies after being turned away from 43 hospitals as covid packs ICUs
on September 13, 2021
When Ray DeMonia was having a cardiac emergency last month, his Alabama family waited anxiously for a nearby hospital with available space in its intensive care unit.
— Washington Post
Brain tumor surgery delayed indefinitely because of lack of ICU beds
on September 10, 2021
New Orleans hospitals can't be evacuated as Ida approaches.
on August 28, 2021
There’s little room for patients elsewhere, with hospitals from Texas to Florida overwhelmed by COVID patients
Purple Heart recipient dies due to lack of Texas ICU beds
on August 29, 2021
Veteran unable to get treatment due to hospital’s COVID-19 crowding dies from gallstones
— NY Daily News
Orlando residents face water shortage as oxygen has to be shifted to hospitals
on August 20, 2021
Liquid oxygen used to treat water is being diverted to the hospitals to treat COVID patients. They believe if water consumption doesn’t change, water treatment could hit a critical point in a week.