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Pediatric hospitals face ‘double whammy,’ not spared from COVID-19 effects

Despite COVID-19 being more lethal in older people, the pandemic and its effects have not spared pediatric hospitals. Pediatric patient volumes were hard hit in the early months of this year amid the onset of the public health crisis, but they’ve been slower to return compared with adult acute care facilities, a lingering problem for… Read More »

Hospitals Lose Money During Pandemic; Healthcare Workers Face Layoffs, Cut Hours – NPR

Enlarge this image National Nurses United set out empty pairs of shoes for nurses who have died from COVID-19 while demonstrating across from the White House on May 7. The union is asking employers and the government to provide safe workplaces, including adequate staffing. Hospitals have been laying off and furloughing nurses due to lost… Read More »