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HomeVideoHow the coronavirus is delaying life-altering surgeries

How the coronavirus is delaying life-altering surgeries

The coronavirus is reshaping the way some Americans live and even how they receive healthcare. One challenge that has emerged from this crisis is which patients get life-changing surgeries that have been deemed elective medical procedures during the pandemic and which ones wait. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker reports on how doctors and patients are being impacted by the delays.

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