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Physician assistants Scott Fillman, left, and Andrew Hunadi meet with patients, not pictured, in a tent set up for people with flu symptoms, just outside the emergency entrance at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Thursday in Allentown, Pa.

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From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to deal with the feverish patients.


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