Our Other Looming Health Care Disaster

In a system retooled to fight COVID and little else, other doctors wonder: How will we survive long enough to go back to normal?

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, Americans have been presented with a series of harrowing portraits of a health care system thrown into chaos. First, there were the awful hypotheticals sketched by epidemiologists: hospitals overwhelmed, halls crammed with the desperately sick, doctors forced to decide whose lives were most worth saving. Then came t…

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