Biden indicates he pressured emergency room to fast-track a 'good friend'

“昨夜, ペンシルベニア州の救急病棟の人と電話をしていました。親友から電話があったからです。, and he had rushed his significant other to the emergency room because this woman was having trouble breathing, had a high fever, and could not catch her breath,” Biden said during a speech in Illinois promoting COVID-19(新型コロナウイルス感染症 vaccine mandates for businesses. “They got her into the hospital. The waiting room was so crowded, things were so backed up they couldn’t even get her to be seen initially. そう, because I knew this person, I called. I called the desk receiving nurse and asked what the situation was.


To make long story short, it took a while because all of the – not all – the vast majority of the emergency rooms and docs were occupied taking care of COVID patients,” バイデンが追加されました. “I bet every one of you can name somebody who got sent to the hospital with something other than COVID and couldn’t get it taken care of.

Biden said that hewasn’t complainingwhen he made the phone call because doctors and nurses working in overcrowded hospitals aregetting the living hell kicked out of them, sometimes physically.

による recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, America is experiencing a decline in daily COVID-19 deaths after a two-month steady increase to mid-September.

A seven-day moving average indicates a 12% decline over the last two weeks, から 1,630 9月に. 21 に 1,428 10月に. 5, per the latest available figures. それにもかかわらず, the country logged a grim milestone late Friday when the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 eclipsed 700,000.

Fox News did not immediately receive a response from the White House to a request for comment.

フォックス・ニュース’ Kayla Rivas contributed to this article.