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Medical deportation threatened in case of Guatemalan patient at Jefferson Torresdale

Relatives worry he won’t be able to receive adequate treatment in Guatemala.

By Catalina Jaramillo

Were hospitals unprepared for the pandemic? How are they planning for a 2nd wave?

Many scientists say COVID-19 could return with a second wave of infections, which means hospitals have a few months to learn from the first outbreak to prepare for a second one.

By Alan Yu/WHYY

Coronavirus-stricken cities have empty hospitals, but reopening them is difficult

As city leaders across the country scramble to find space for the expected surge of COVID-19 patients, some are looking at a seemingly obvious choice: former hospital buildings, sitting empty, right downtown.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY