LA County + USC Medical Center (LAC+USC) is one of the busiest trauma centers in the world. Its chief medical officer, Dr. Brad Spelling, says the hospital has 100 COVID-19 patients now, and roughly 40 of those are in the ICU. He says there are enough staff members and PPE, but staff are exhausted, and the public needs to follow health guidelines to slow contagion.
LAC+USC hospital adapts to ‘daunting number’ of COVID patients
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How one of the US’ busiest trauma centers is handling ‘daunting’ COVID patients
LA County + USC Medical Center is one of the busiest trauma centers in the world. Its chief medical officer, Dr. Brad Spelling, says the hospital has 100 COVID-19 patients...
11 min, 41 sec
In Portland, feds are arresting BLM protesters and putting them into unmarked vans
Protests against systemic racism continue. In LA, it’s been weeks since officials have enforced curfews and used tear gas on crowds. In Portland, the unrest hasn’t slowed...
9 min, 6 sec
In horror film ‘Relic,’ Emily Mortimer explores dementia, aging, and motherhood
“Relic” follows three generations of women as the family matriarch goes missing and unexpectedly returns.
14 min, 21 sec