Rong-Gong Lin

Staff writer with the LA Times

Staff writer with the LA Times

Rong-Gong Lin on KCRW

“We have doubled up rooms. We have converted our post-surgical care unit to intensive care,” says Dr. Elaine Batchlor, the CEO at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in South LA.

More than 200 patients fill a 131-bed South LA hospital as COVID continues to spike

“We have doubled up rooms. We have converted our post-surgical care unit to intensive care,” says Dr. Elaine Batchlor, the CEO at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in South LA.

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