@TT Capacity in USA to treat people who paid for it is likely matched. >
Just like Italy, America-- nor any other country I believe (I'm interested to see if Germany's bed capafcity is enough) is prepared for massive casualities (in this case sick), Been known since the Cold War (& civil defense) and movies have touched on it. When the article about Italy's health care system straining-- the doctors mentioned wartime casaulity rates (I rememcer that term from civil defense) Despite what everyone thinks, America does have medical care for non-insured, disadvantaged (publically funded county hospitals that already overwhelmed)-- i've used it before-- its limited by funding and you get billed if not on a social program/financial assitance. It will be overwhelmed just like private care-- NYC already called for assistance from the Federal Government because they already know they don't have the capacity. The military is mobilizing 2 hospital ships and 1 full field hospital which raises another issue-- lack of health care staff, military reserves draw from the civilian population and those who are health care may already be engaged in the civilian health care system. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TiddlyWiki" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to tiddlywiki+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/tiddlywiki/37b89e94-b5dd-4992-86a2-49fd30b0c044%40googlegroups.com.