PBS NewsHour

Medical students, retired doctors heed call to service

Clip: 04/03/2020 | 6m 20s Video has closed captioning.

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the U.S., officials are warning that there are not enough medical professionals available to meet the growing needs of patients. The shortage has led to the easing of some regulations, enabling medical students to graduate early and retired doctors to return to practice. Lisa Desjardins shares some of their stories from this all-hands-on-deck moment.

Aired: 04/03/20

Rating: NR

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