‘Extra sick kids than we are able to handle’: Hospital leaders focus on capability disaster

Hospital programs throughout Minnesota are working over capability amid an uncommon surge in extreme respiratory sickness amongst kids. 

Physicians with Allina Well being, M Well being Fairview, Hennepin Healthcare and others sounded the alarm at a press convention Monday, urging Minnesotans to put on masks, keep dwelling when sick and take additional steps to gradual the unfold of viruses as the vacations strategy. 

Dr. Robert Sicoli, assistant medical director for emergency providers at Youngsters’s Minnesota in Minneapolis and St. Paul, stated each the timing and severity of this yr’s RSV surge, which started in late September, are uncommon.

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