California Hospitals Face ‘War Zone’ of Flu Patients, and Are Setting Up Tents to Treat Them

January 16, 2018

(Medical Xpress) – The huge numbers of sick people are also straining hospital staff who are confronting what could become California’s worst flu season in a decade. 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.

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