Many hospitals say they are also planning to treat as many patients outside their facilities, using telemedicine to care for people with mild symptoms at home. “We have surge plans to go broader and broader — and if it gets broader, tents,” said Dr. Susan Huang, medical director of infection prevention at the University of California, Irvine Health System. “The hope for containment is rapidly fading.”
C.D.C. Officials Warn of Coronavirus Outbreaks in the U.S.
The New York Times, Feb. 25, 2020
February 25, 2020