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New York hospital braces for COVID-19 surge

With the new omicron variant rapidly spreading through New York, many hospitals are already at a breaking point due to winter surges from delta.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Dr. Waleed Javaid, director of infection prevention and control at Mount Sinai, about the pandemic’s impact on his hospital.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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