Swamped US hospitals scramble for pandemic help

Registered nurse Chrissie Burkhiser puts on PPE as she prepares to treat a Covid-19 patient in a hospital in Memphis, Missouri. US hospitals are taking more desperate measures to lure staff as the coronavirus surges across the country (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Registered nurse Chrissie Burkhiser puts on PPE as she prepares to treat a Covid-19 patient in a hospital in Memphis, Missouri. US hospitals are taking more desperate measures to lure staff as the coronavirus surges across the country (Jeff Roberson/AP)