California Hospital Sets Up Tent to Prepare for Flu

Regional Medical Center in San Jose separates suspected flu patients to contain the spread of the virus.
3:00 | 01/09/14

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After a slow start flu season is picking up in one Bay Area hospital setting up extra precautions. -- this -- tent in the parking lot of the regional medical center in San Jose. Hospital says it is there for the overflow of flu patients nearly seventy patients this week have come in with flu like symptoms. Content will be used to quickly treat patients who are not critically ill get them back home faster. We're taking patients over there that are patients who should -- be discharged Tom patients that aren't critically ill. And patients that we can -- safely treat quickly and get them back home and some the wait time republic where they're not sharing the -- that every. Health officials say -- been at least fifteen flu related deaths this year in California five of them were in the Bay Area. Content will be up for about two weeks.

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