PBS NewsHour

Overrun Idaho hospitals fear a COVID peak may be weeks away

Clip: 09/08/2021 | 7m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

COVID-19 cases in Idaho are up more than 40% in the last two weeks, and hospitalizations up 25%. Some hospitals in the state's northern part are having to ration the care they give. Idaho has one of the nation’s lowest vaccination rates. Only 40% are fully vaccinated. William Brangham discusses the state's rationing of care with Brian Whitlock, the CEO of the Idaho Hospital Association.

Aired: 09/08/21

Rating: NR

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