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Healthcare and Capacity Building in the wake of a pandemic

Updated: Jan 2

As the Covid-19 pandemic surged, hospitals worldwide struggled to manage the sudden influx of infected people on top of their usual patient loads. Even though the big hospitals usually have a 'surge plan' in place and can build capacity when needed, Covid-19 pushed the entire healthcare system to its limit, resulting in sub-optimal healthcare outcomes. According to a study in the US, nea