In Mississippi, there are too many patients and not enough staff

Some states are emerging from the omicron surge, but hospitals in Mississippi are in crisis. Demand for beds are up, but there are shortages of staff. Shalina Chatlani with the Gulf States Newsroom reports from Brookhaven, Miss.
SHALINA CHATLANI, BYLINE: Brookhaven, population 12,500, is a sleepy little town split in half by railroad tracks and dotted with small businesses, arcades and mom-and-pop diners. One of its biggest employers is King’s Daughters Medical Center, where CEO Alvin Hoover says the pandemic has been hard to weather.
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