California wants nursing staff from Taiwan and Australia to help combat the pandemic
West Coast state expects 100,000 virus patients to be hospitalized
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Patients waiting for treatment outside a hospital in Los Angeles, California (AP photo)
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic tightens its grip on California, the American state was considering calling in medical assistance from countries like Taiwan and Australia, reports said Tuesday (Dec. 22).
Officials on the West Coast of the United States were estimating that 100,000 citizens might have to be hospitalized as the infections expand during the Christmas period.