Healthcare centers across the country are hard-pressed for resources necessary to care for patients with COVID-19, like PPE and respirators, which has led to difficult questions regarding who receives care.

Medical Ethicist Weighs In on Questions Raised By Coronavirus

COVID-19 is placing unprecedented pressure on the U.S. health system, with medical professionals and supplies in high demand. As New York State faces a potential shortage of respirators and intensive care unit beds due to the exponential rise in coronavirus cases, healthcare systems may have to answer the difficult question: Who receives care when there isn’t enough for everyone?