As COVID cases surge across the country, some states say they're nearing the point where they'll have to ration care to those with a better chance of survival. We'll look at the different types of COVID tests, how accurate they are, and how much people should rely on testing as a barometer of safety risk in general. The pandemic has decimated the entertainment economy, especially here in Southern California. These are also the jobs that will be the last to come back. And two new gaming consoles mark the start of the pandemic holiday shopping season. We'll look at how they're pushing the gaming industry forward.
COVID testing and hospital capacity buckle during pandemic surge
From this Episode:
COVID testing FAQ: Types, accuracy, and how much you should trust them
This week LA Mayor Eric Garcetti blamed small gatherings and parties for yet another spike in Covid cases in the region.
Hospitals forced to ration care as COVID cases surge nationwide
The number of new coronavirus cases in this country is at an all-time high, with 145,000 reported yesterday. Hospitalizations are also at their highest right now, pushing...
Report: More than 250,000 creative jobs lost due to pandemic
Here in California, creative industries — like fashion, theater, and film production — have lost more than 250,000 jobs since February, according to a report by Otis College...