- Apr 8, 2006
Not true, hospitals are overwhelmed on a regular basis , due to cuts in many areas, its been going on for years.Except all the first hand experiences I know of from people that have had it and died of it. Please keep your opinions to yourself. For most it will be a bad flu, for a lot of others it won't be. The Flu has never come close to overwhelming first world medical systems yet covid has repeatedly done that all over Europe.
All you have to do is Google " hospitals overwhelmed" and then pick a year.
Why do you think that their is so much distraction around the whole covid issue , with the constant fear mongering through the MSM, and sowing division with so many opinions ? Its all to distract the people and the masses from asking the important questions , where have the funds gone ? and why are the health care systems in the state that they are ?
Smoke and mirrors from the governments, fear and lockdowns to prevent protests and civic unrest.
Governments need to be held accountable for the state of heath care systems world wide, and Covid has certainly exposed these flaws. Its time people woke up to that.
As both the flu and the stomach infection nororvirus sweep across Canada, hospitals all over the country say they are being pushed to the limit.
Some North Texas hospitals are so overwhelmed with flu patients that they have run out of available rooms to admit them, medical officials say. “It’s a very serious situation,” said J.R. Labbe, a spokeswoman for John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. “Our beds are full. It’s pretty dramatic.”...
Five hospitals have declared ‘major incidents’ – usually reserved for air crashes or terror attacks – and cancelled all but the most urgent operations after an unprecedented surge in demand.
Local hospitals have restricted visits and are asking people with flu symptoms to stay away as epidemic levels of the virus affect the region.
The report by health think tank the King's Fund said NHS hospitals are facing an 'impossible task' to meet the rising demand for services and maintain standards of care based on the funding constraints.