Emergency Departments Are on the Frontline of the Flu

Published Online: January 15, 2013
What does it feel like to be working in an emergency department during this nasty flu season? Every day feels like Monday.

Monday is usually the busiest day of the week in the ER. "Now instead of having a Monday peak," said Dr. Bill Frohna, who runs the emergency department at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., "it's seven days a week of a Monday."

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Source: Kaiser Health News (in collaboration with NPR)

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