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OPB: School Closures ‘Will Not Stop The Spread Of COVID-19,’ Brown Warns

By March 22, 2020 No Comments

Excerpt: In a letter to Oregon Governor Kate Brown, more than 250 Oregon doctors told her they are being forced to make difficult decisions regarding patient care.

“We see ourselves making decisions in the next two weeks on who will live and who will die because we don’t have resources sufficient to care for them,” the letter reads. The doctors’ concerns include a possible shortage of vacant hospital beds and ventilators needed to treat severe respiratory illnesses and not enough personal protective gear for hospital staff.

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