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US healthcare, one of the best in world, under deep stress due to Covid-19

Health officials fear a similar situation could be in various metropolitan cities across America as COVID-19 spreads like wildfire.

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The Army has been roped in which is constructing makeshift hospitals.

Press Trust of India
The US healthcare system, considered to be the best in the world, is under deep stress due to the coronavirus outbreak with medical professionals expecting thousands of patients in need of urgent care in the coming days, even as soccer stadiums, convention centres and horse racetracks are being converted into makeshift hospitals.
The Trump administration has marshalled all its resources to handle the alarming situation. It has sought the help of retired doctors to treat the growing number of patients. The Army Corps of Engineers is busy building makeshift hospitals across the country on a war footing.
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First Published: Mar 30 2020 | 2:52 PM IST

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