Photos: Rapidly advancing coronavirus strains health care in US, abroad
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Photos: Rapidly advancing coronavirus strains health care in US, abroad

These are the scenes playing out in different countries as health systems strain to cope with the rapidly spreading global pandemic amid a staggering rise in caseloads.

Officials in the United States and elsewhere are scrambling to secure medical supplies and hospital beds, setting up makeshift hospitals in preparation for a surge of coronavirus amid shortages of masks and ventilators.

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