Why Whitmer is Wrong to Want to Move COVID-19 Patients

And what we should do instead.

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A Bridge article about Gretchen Whitmer’s plans to extend the lockdown in Michigan mentioned that the governor is encouraging less-crowded hospitals in other areas of the state to accept transfers of COVID-19 patients from Detroit.

This is a bad idea because hospitals are a major source of the spread of infection.