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Headline is a bit sensational...a couple hospitals in 2 states are reaching capacity...hardly "US hospitals [pushed] to [the] brink."

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14 hours ago, Pattaya Spotter said:

Headline is a bit sensational...a couple hospitals in 2 states are reaching capacity...hardly "US hospitals [pushed] to [the] brink."

There's been a 40% increase nationwide in hospitalizations over the past month. The pandemic is now worst in the Midwest and Mountain states.

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/hospitals-crisis-us-nears-high-covid-19-cases-73792757

Rocky Mountain States Emerge as New Covid-19 Hotspot
Cases are surging and hospital beds are filling up in Utah, Montana, Wyoming and beyond; officials fault resistance to face masks

https://www.wsj.com/articles/rocky-mountain-states-emerge-as-new-covid-19-hotspot-11603454400

https://www.kitco.com/news/2020-10-22/U-S-hit-by-spike-in-coronavirus-cases-rising-infections-strain-Europe-s-hospitals.html

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On 10/24/2020 at 7:18 PM, placeholder said:

The worst hit countries in Europe have a universally mandatory mask policies at all public places and it doesn't seem to help them much.

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Just now, rabang said:

The worst hit countries in Europe have a universally mandatory mask policies at all public places and it doesn't seem to help them much.

When Europe reopened and began admitting mass quantities of tourists, those regulations, if they existed, went largely unenforced. And most regulations were relaxed, There is so much demographic evidence at this point to show the effectiveness of masks.

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