US hospitals again under pressure with COVID on the rise

After several weeks of rapidly rising coronavirus cases, hospitals around the United States are once again overwhelmed, forcing local authorities to take new measures to cope with the pandemic. On Wednesday a record 65,368 people were in the hospital with COVID-19 across the country, marking the second day in a…

Pandemic putting Americans under great mental strain, poll finds

(HealthDay)—COVID-19, health care, the economy, systemic racism and the presidential election are a threat to the nation’s mental health, according to an American Psychological Association (APA) poll. Seventy-eight percent of adults polled said the pandemic is causing major stress and 60% called the array of issues facing the country overwhelming….