By EMILY SHAPIRO and SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As a historic winter storm knocks out power and bursts pipes across Texas, hospitals in the lone star state are facing additional stress.Hospitals, already contending with COVID-19 patients, are now... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security has announced it seized 10 million counterfeit 3M N95 masks, including some possibly headed for hospitals for use by frontline health care workers.New DHS Secretary Ali Mayorkas announced the... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Georgia lawmakers are proposing a new bill that will allow families to reunite with their sick and elderly loved ones in hospitals and nursing homes during the pandemic.Across the country, hospitals and long-term... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- While millions have eagerly awaited the arrival of coronavirus vaccines, hoping they'll help restore a sense of normalcy, many others, including some health care workers, still appear concerned with their efficacy.Less than a... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The COVID-19 vaccine rollout in rural America was always something of a question mark.Rural areas face challenges, especially with distributing the Pfizer vaccine, which needs to be kept at extremely low temperatures and... Read More.
By HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With new signs the highly contagious variant of COVID-19 will continue to spread, paramedics in hard-hit Southern California say they don't think strained hospitals can take much more."It's almost like a war zone... Read More.
By MATT GUTMAN, ESTHER CASTILLEJO and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles hospitals have been scrambling to care for the rising number of coronavirus patients for weeks now, turning chapels and gift shops into space to care for those who... Read More.
By: CAMMERON PARRISH, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Many hospitals across California are starting to either think about rationing care or they have already started due to the COVID-19 surge in the state.Kaiser Permanente has already started to postpone non-urgent... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As hospitals brace for the holidays amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, staffing shortages in U.S. hospitals have created a higher-than-normal demand for international nurses -- but rising costs and immigration delays are thwarting their efforts.
By STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Hospitals around the country are facing shortages of hospital beds and intensive care unit space as the number of COVID-19 cases rise to record numbers, according to data released by the Department of Health... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As numerous states continue to see an uptick in coronavirus cases, some hospitals are being forced to hit pause on elective surgeries -- a measure that was last seen in the early spring... Read More.
BY: STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- Goshen Health Hospital in Indiana has had to issue a public call for help from people with medical experience. In a Facebook post, the CEO wrote, “We invite you to consider if you are someone... Read More.