Ariana Eunjung Cha is a national reporter. She has previously served as The Washington Post's bureau chief in Beijing, Shanghai and San Francisco, a correspondent in Baghdad and as a tech reporter based in Washington.
Before becoming a journalist, Ariana worked as a programmer analyst on Wall Street. She has a degree in computer science from Columbia University.
Activating crisis standards of care gives hospitals the power to allocate — and potentially even deny — care based on the goal of who could potentially benefit the most when faced with a shortage of resources such as ventilators, medications or staff.
The last abortion clinic in Mississippi, known as the Pink House, is at the heart of a Supreme Court case that could severely restrict abortion access, leaving millions of largely poor women in the South with no access.