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Why The U.S. Has A Problem With Hospital Capacity

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Missouri Hospital CEO On Understaffed Rural Hospitals Overstressed By Pandemic

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Tony Potts, a 69-year-old retiree living in Ormond Beach, Fla., receives his first injection earlier this year as a participant in a Phase 3 clinical trial of Moderna's COVID-19 candidate vaccine. NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Advisers To CDC Debate How COVID-19 Vaccine Should Be Rolled Out

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How Presidential Election Could Reshape Medicaid

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The ICU at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Fla., was 99% full this week, according to an internal report produced by the federal government. It's among numerous hospitals the report highlighted with ICUs filled to over 90% capacity. Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Internal Documents Reveal COVID-19 Hospitalization Data The Government Keeps Hidden

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What Is Biden's Coronavirus Response Plan?

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Hospitals In Rocky Mountain States Struggling To Keep Up With Coronavirus Surge

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Police stand guard outside of a rally with Vice President Pence on Oct. 13 in Waukesha, Wis. The state is experiencing a surge of COVID-19 cases, threatening to overwhelm rural hospitals. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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When Tiffany Qiu found herself on the hook for her usual 30% Blue Shield of California coinsurance after the hospital quoted 20%, she pushed back. Shelby Knowles for KHN hide caption

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Hit With An Unexpectedly High Medical Bill, Here's How A Savvy Patient Fought Back

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On average, each U.S. nursing home is connected to seven others through shared staff, a study by Yale and UCLA researchers suggests. Rigorous infection control measures can curb the spread of the coronavirus, but many workers say they still don't have sufficient masks and other personal protective equipment. SDI Productions/Getty Images hide caption

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They Work In Several Nursing Homes To Eke Out A Living, And That May Spread The Virus

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Tennessee Man Sent Home From ER Twice Dies Of COVID-19

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