Doctor seen comforting elderly COVID-19 patient in heartbreaking photo speaks

Doctor seen comforting elderly COVID-19 patient in heartbreaking photo speaks

The number of COVID-19 patients is almost 200 higher than the previous mid-summer peak.

And the increased numbers don't have anything to do with Thanksgiving holiday gatherings. Hospitals are treating more patients than ever, and an expected post-Thanksgiving surge of cases has yet to begin, said Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo, director of infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

"Our hospitals have the potential to be overwhelmed", Marrazzo said.

An image of a doctor comforting a Covid-19 patient in hospital has gone viral.

Only 10% of the state's 1,634 intensive care beds were available Monday, Williamson said.

Dr. Kierstin Kennedy, UAB's chief of hospital medicine, said in a video released today that everyone must remain vigilant in the fight against COVID-19.

Varon has worked 256 days straight with COVID-19 patients, according to WFAA. "Just something I need to have with me."Potts was one of several people shot outside an apartment in Charlotte, and was just 20 when he died.The 26-year-old Bembry, who went six spots before Pascal Siakam in the 2016 draft, signed a two-year deal for the veteran minimum with Toronto".

"We are hoping that before the end of the week, he'll be able to get out of the hospital", he added. "I felt very sad, just like him". While the illness causes only mild or moderate symptoms in most people, it can be deadly for the elderly and people with other, serious health problems.

Some officials are exploring the idea of working with the licensing board to make it possible for retired medical personnel to more easily come out of retirement to serve again, he said.

According to The Hill, one of the study authors, Eugene Merzon M.D., said that there are three reasons why people with asthma could have a reduced risk of contracting COVID-19. While schools are safe, she said, nearly 9,800 fewer students are enrolled statewide this year, and kindergarten class rolls are down 5%. While vaccines could arrive as early as this month, officials say it will be spring at the earliest before most people can receive the shots. "When they finish finally getting a patient in, they get a phone call from the ER that there is another patient getting admitted", he said. There had been 25,338 people hospitalized with the disease in Alabama, 3,578 deaths and 161,946 recoveries as of November 28, according to state data.

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