In 2009 republicans opposed to the ACA legislation falsely claimed that it would create a “Death Panel” of bureaucrats who would carry out triage, i.e. decide whether Americans—such as elderly people, or children with Down syndrome—were “worthy of medical care”.
The COVID pandemic and the poor response in some states to this latest surge is making that come true.
From three days ago “A COVID Surge Is Overwhelming U.S. Hospitals, Raising Fears Of Rationed Care”
Yesterday " Idaho public health leaders announced Tuesday that they activated “crisis standards of care” allowing health care rationing for the state’s northern hospitals because there are more coronavirus patients than the institutions can handle. "
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