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Coronavirus / US / Hospitals #1274626

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 11, 2020
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Mission Hills, California: Matt Gutman) The pressure on the hospitals due to the coronavirus surge during the deadliest week after the Thanksgiving surge featured; scenes shown from California hospital tents for patients; statistics cited. [CDC dir. Dr. Robert REDFIELD - predicts more deaths per day than on 9/11.] [Niece of Rockey Burkholder Mikkel BECKER@, Indiana University Health ICU nurse Brittany UMANA@, El Centro Regional Medical Center CEO Dr. Adolphe EDWARD@, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center CEO Dr. Bernie KLEIN@- offer views on aspects of the coronavirus crisis.] The number of patients inside hospitals after the surge & before a Christmas surge with hospitals near the breaking point discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) A coming "20/20" on "The Shot: Race for the Vaccine" noted.

Muir, David;
Gutman, Matt

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