Doctors and Nurses Are Running on Empty
As the New York Times reported recently, health workers on the front lines are under increasing pressure and emotional strain as the pandemic surges and hospitals become overrun with people with Covid-19.
“We’re sacrificing so much as health care providers — our health, our family’s health,” Dr. Cleavon Gilman, an emergency medicine physician in Yuma, Arizona told the Times. “You would think that the country would have learned its lesson” after the spring, he said. “But I feel like the 20,000 people that died in New York died for nothing.”