Medical staffers check on the comfort of a patient wearing a helmet-based ventilator in Houston, Texas. Photo: AFP
Medical staffers check on the comfort of a patient wearing a helmet-based ventilator in Houston, Texas. Photo: AFP

US braces for Covid-19 ‘surge upon surge’ after Thanksgiving

  • Warning comes ahead of Christmas holidays, which is sure to bring more travel and family gatherings
  • Virus cases have surged in recent weeks, reaching their highest level since the spring

Medical staffers check on the comfort of a patient wearing a helmet-based ventilator in Houston, Texas. Photo: AFP
Medical staffers check on the comfort of a patient wearing a helmet-based ventilator in Houston, Texas. Photo: AFP
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