When the New Covid Surge Struck, Mississippi Was Uniquely Unprepared

New York Times

By Richard Fausset
The field hospital set up inside a parking garage next to the University of Mississippi Medical Center is equipped with five intensive care beds and 27 acute care beds. Credit...Emily Kask for The New York Times

JACKSON, Miss. — On the ground floor of a parking garage at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, there are coronavirus patients where the cars should be — about 20 of them on any given day, laid up in air-conditioned tents and cared for by a team of medical personnel from a Christian charity group. Another garage nearby has been transformed into a staging area for a monoclonal antibody clinic for Covid-19 patients.


Publish : 2021-08-30 16:06:00

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