Many Hospitalized for Other Ailments Test Positive for Covid, Too

Many Hospitalized for Other Ailments Test Positive for Covid, Too

January 2022

Amid the omicron surge, more patients are coming into the hospital for other reasons but testing positive for Covid-19 once they arrive. M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, says that many now come with chronic conditions that normally are treated elsewhere — but now, because of the strain that the latest surge is placing on the system, hospitals are the only option available to them.

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