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Supply shortage limits COVID-19 testing

[KMSP Fox 9, March 17, 2020] A shortage of testing supplies forced Minnesota Gov. Walz to order a limit to who can be tested for COVID-19. Dr. Monte Johnson, the Vice President for Medical Affairs at St. Francis Regional Medical Center talked with Fox 9 News about what that means.

A patient surge is coming, and then maybe another. Health officials just don’t know when.

A patient surge is coming, and then maybe another. Health officials just don’t know when.

[Pioneer Press, March 17, 2020] When is surge one, and are we doing enough to “flatten the curve” and avoid, or at least lessen the impact of, surge two? “We don’t know at this point,” said Dr. Alison Peterson, a vice president of medical affairs at United Hospital in St. Paul. “We just don’t know.” […]