Full ICUs amid COVID surges could lead to thousands of extra deaths | CIDRAP

A modeling study today in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report estimates that 12,000 more people die 2 weeks after US hospitals reach 75% adult intensive care unit (ICU) occupancy amid COVID-19 pandemic surges, a figure that rises to 80,000 when ICUs are full—which is the case now in many hospitals in multiple US states…

Source: Full ICUs amid COVID surges could lead to thousands of extra deaths | CIDRAP