Hospitals fear post-holiday COVID-19 surge, as new travel restrictions imposed
The CDC will start requiring travelers from the U.K. test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of their flight to the U.S. This comes as hospitals and health officials fear a massive post-holiday surge on top of already spiking cases. Dr. Bob Lahita, professor of medicine at New York Medical College and chairman of medicine St. Joseph University Hospital, joined CBSN to discuss the latest on the pandemic in the U.S.
A new variant of COVID-19 has been identified in Canada and intensive care units in the U.S. are filling up quickly as case numbers surge.
#ABCNews #COVID-19 #ChristmasSurge Across the country, hospitals are overwhelmed with new cases of COVID-19. Health care workers fear that Alabama's national championship celebration may have been a superspreader event. Hospital officials in the Phoenix area are preparing for more COVID-19 patients in December amid a second surge of the virus in Arizona. (Dec. 9) The TSA said Sunday's more than 1.2 million travelers was the most recorded since the COVID-19 pandemic began. December has already been the deadliest month on record.