Texas marked a grim milestone on Sunday: Its 5,000th COVID-19 death. There have been 1,000 in the last six days.
But it's not only death that's plaguing hospitals in hard-hit areas like Texas. There's also an overwhelming number of critically ill patients. And at Houston Methodist, doctors say they're seeing a rise in neurologically affected patients — including at least a dozen suffering from paralysis.
Host Robin Young speaks with Dr. Faisal Masud, director of critical care at Houston Methodist.
This segment aired on July 27, 2020.