More than 18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, some states are once again facing shortages of medical resources needed to care for sick patients — leaving some to enter crisis mode or consider rationing vital resources, such as intensive care unit beds. In Idaho a shortage of ICU beds is postponing non-emergency surgeries, while hospitals contend […]
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Before joining Public Integrity, Sophie Austin covered local and environmental news as an intern for The Dallas Morning News. She previously interned at PolitiFact, a fact-checking organization. Austin has freelanced for The DC Line, a nonprofit covering local news in D.C. She also completed a Dow Jones News Fund data journalism residency with Investigative Reporters and Editors instructors. She’s originally from Cincinnati.