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Chicago hospitals 'strained at every level' by COVID-19

Hospitals across the state and country are being burdened with setting up drive-thru testing sites —
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Hospitals across the state and country are being burdened with setting up drive-thru testing sites — tents outside their buildings to keep people potentially stricken with the virus away from the general patient population.
And there are worries about whether there will be enough ventilators for potential severely ill patients. Five of Roseland Community Hospital’s eight ventilators — three of which the hospital just received — were in use late last week. None were being used by COVID-19 patients, but that could change rapidly. Manny Ramos has the story…

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