Besides Lacking Beds, Eleven US States Face Critical Shortage Of ICU Medical Professionals

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Published on July 31, 2020 - Duration: 00:34s

Besides Lacking Beds, Eleven US States Face Critical Shortage Of ICU Medical Professionals

As COVID-19 infections surge, health care professionals across the US are struggling to keep up with the demand for personal protective equipment.

But according to UPI, a new report reveals that in 11 states, there's a shortage of intensive care unit doctors to take care of non-COVID-19 patients, too.

This week's update shows that Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah and Washington all could face a shortage of intensivists.

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Oklahoma

State in the United States
It's the president's first indoor rally since Tulsa, Oklahoma, in June.
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The first big weekend of college football answered many questions coming into the season. There were lows for Florida State and highs for Oklahoma.
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Nevada

State in the United States
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A judge in Nevada has dismissed a defamation case by a former Tesla employee, who claimed the company spread a..
2 days ago • The Verge
Director Robert Redfield's interference shows how political influence has penetrated the CDC, creating challenges for local health authorities.
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Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling “Hatred is the coward’s revenge for being intimidated.” -George Bernard Shaw Donald Trump may be out of time..
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Gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited in the state. Attendees of Trump's rally were also not required to wear masks.
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One example of how things have changed: A Latino outreach group estimated in January that it would register 21,000 new voters in the state by Labor Day. It’s..
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Mississippi

State in the United States
Mississippi marinas spared as Alabama and Florida docks ripped apart and boats sunk, beached or missing. (Sept. 17)
 
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Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday morning near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, bringing torrential rain over a coastal storm surge that..
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Hurricane Sally has water on the rise at an alligator ranch in Mississippi. (Sept. 16)
 
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Forecasters warn of storm surges and devastating floods from Sally, which is unleashing a deluge in Mississippi and Alabama. Scientists say climate change..
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Louisiana

State in the southern United States
The grand jury on Friday returned indictments against four Shreveport police officers in connection with the death of Tommie Dale McGlothen Jr.
 
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Storm took its name from Greek alphabet since forecasters ran out of names that begin with letters from the regular alphabet.
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Tropical Storm Beta is set to make landfall along Texas' central or upper Gulf Coast late Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. It could drop up to..
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A US man arrested for drug offences was carrying two firearms when he was collared - but his choice of stash spot for one of the weapons has police scratching..
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Florida

State in the southeastern United States
Days after Hurricane Sally slammed into Florida, at least four barges remain lodged in the yards of homes located off the shore of Pensacola Bay.
 
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In a poll finished before news of Ginsburg's death, Biden's lead in Florida has shrunk since July, while Trump maintains a small edge in Texas.
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Thousands of starfish washed up on Navarre Beach after Hurricane Sally, a grim parting gift from the tropical cyclone that devastated the Florida Panhandle..
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Idaho

State in the United States
The Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve, draped over nearly one million acres of wilderness areas and the Sawtooth National Forest, is a major draw for amateur..
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Alabama

State in the southeastern United States
The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg adds a new layer of intrigue to a pandemic-infused election that's been challenged from Alabama to Wisconsin.
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Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power on Friday (US time) along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane..
3 days ago • New Zealand Herald
In 1963, four young black girls were killed in a racist bomb attack at a church in Alabama.
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Fleeing segregated Albama, she found revolution in Costa Rica and married its future president. She then pushed him to grant women and minorities the right to..
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Satellite images taken before and after Hurricane Sally passed over the Alabama coast shows damage to homes and seafront structures. (Sep. 18)
 
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