Texas hospitals short on ICU beds as COVID-19 cases surge
Aug 11, 2021

Texas hospitals short on ICU beds as COVID-19 cases surge

The U.S. Postal Service is proposing surcharges for retailers and customers. The BBC reports on the recovery of the airline industry through the lens of London's Heathrow Airport, and we can add shipping containers to the list of shortages to the global supply chain.

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Hospitals in Texas battling wave of COVID-19 cases

Dozens of hospitals are out of ICU bed availability, and out-of-state personnel are being brought in to help.

Congestion at U.S. ports means there's now a shortage of shipping containers

Aug 11, 2021
The lack of available space means that if you can get a container, you'll pay more for shipping what's in it.
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