As hospital numbers fall, fatigued staff get relief at last


The US has seen a dramatic turn around since December and January when hospitals were teeming with patients after a surge officials thought might be caused by holiday gatherings and pandemic fatigue seventeen percent of adults in the U. S. have gotten at least one dose of a crowd of virus vaccine and the number of people hospitalized with the disease has dropped by eighty thousand in the past six weeks it's providing some relief to frontline health workers like respiratory therapist Joe Kowalczyk at mercy hospital St Louis where on a recent shift there were only about twenty coronavirus patients down from as many as a hundred at the peak of the winter search many states are saying hospitalizations dropped as much as seventy to eighty five percent hospitalizations nationwide or not what about the same level as earlier peaks in April and July I'm Jennifer king

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