Pa. hospitals can’t handle predicted surge of COVID-19 patients

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COVID-19 testing facility at Penn Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

COVID-19 testing facility at Penn Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

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Pennsylvania officials have sounded the alarm to “flatten the curve,” but hospitals in Philadelphia and across the state likely won’t be able to handle a predicted surge of coronavirus cases.

Guests: WHYY’s Nina Feldman and WITF’s Brett Sholtis

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