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‘Tired to the bone’: Hospitals overwhelmed with virus cases

Overwhelmed hospitals are converting chapels, cafeterias, waiting rooms, hallways, even a parking garage into patient treatment areas. Staff members are desperately calling around to other medical centers in search of open beds. Fatigue and frustration are setting in among front-line workers.

Medical leaders urge Trump to aid Biden team

Leaders of the American Hospital Association, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association say the Trump administration must share critical COVID-19 information with President-elect Joe Biden's transition team “to save countless lives.”

Rural Midwest hospitals struggling to handle virus surge

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, South Dakota – Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the past two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one of the highest in the nation.

Bacteria found in water at Western State Hospital

SEATTLE – Bacteria found in the water at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital means no one can take showers or wash hands – at a time when COVID-19 is on the rise.

Militants storm maternity clinic in Afghan capital, kill 16

Militants stormed a maternity hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off an hours-long shootout with the police and killing 16 people, including two newborn babies, their mothers and an unspecified number of nurses, Afghan officials said.