Friday, April 3, 2020

In wake of EMT not treating heart attack Only 20 patients currently being treated on USNS Comfort in NYC

This is a scandal that an available resource is not being fully used for heart attack patients.
NY Post reports only 20 patients were being treated Thursday on the USNS Comfort hospital ship that docked in the New York harbor earlier this week to aid in the coronavirus fight.

The vessel’s captain, Patrick Amersbach, said in a call with reporters on Thursday morning that only three of the 1,000 beds on the ship were put in use since the first patient was accepted Wednesday — but he expected the number to increase soon.

A Navy spokeswoman on Thursday night updated the number to 20.

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