Besides Lacking Beds, Eleven US States Face Critical Shortage Of ICU Medical Professionals

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Published on July 31, 2020 - Duration: 00:34s

Besides Lacking Beds, Eleven US States Face Critical Shortage Of ICU Medical Professionals

As COVID-19 infections surge, health care professionals across the US are struggling to keep up with the demand for personal protective equipment.

But according to UPI, a new report reveals that in 11 states, there's a shortage of intensive care unit doctors to take care of non-COVID-19 patients, too.

This week's update shows that Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah and Washington all could face a shortage of intensivists.


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Mississippi State soars, while Oklahoma and LSU plummetsย in the USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank, which adds teams from the Pac-12, Mountain West and MAC.
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Florida move into the No. 3 spot and Miami joined the top 10 of the Amway Coaches Poll, while Oklahoma and LSU tumbled after shocking losses.
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The SEC returned, LSU lost and Oklahoma flopped. Here are the winners and losers from college football's Week 4.
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Oklahoma changed its COVID-19 reporting system. That led to misinformation about a sharp increase in cases.
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The Wildcats beat the Sooners for the second year in a row after trailing 28-7 early in the third quarter.
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Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford joined "Red and Blue" to discuss a federal judge's decision to reject the Trump campaign's attempt to stop Nevada's new mail..
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Judge James Mahan ruled that Republicans had failed to establish standing for their suit, granting the Nevada secretary of state's motion to dismiss the case.
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The lawsuit lacks standing, according to U.S. District Judge James C. Mahan in a Sept. 18ย order dismissing the lawsuit.
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State in the southern United States
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"For anyone to conclude that a student's home is now school property because of connectivity through video conferencing is absurd," said Louisiana Attorney..
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His small town rallied around him after he reported an ambush. But the officer, John M. Goulart Jr., has now been charged with criminal mischief.
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The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will lay off 28,000 furloughed workers in the company's California and Florida theme parks as it moves to recover from a..
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The company said it would eliminate 28,000 jobs across its resorts in Florida and California, which have been hit hard by the pandemic.
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The Walt Disney Company will lay off 28,000 employees in its park division California and Florida in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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