This is what Quebec's doctors and nurses are seeing in ERs during the Omicron wave

This is what Quebec's doctors and nurses are seeing in ERs during the Omicron wave

This is what Quebec's doctors and nurses are seeing in ERs during the Omicron wave Unvaccinated still overwhelmingly more likely to end up needing care or dying, data shows The Omicron variant of the coronavirus may be less severe, but it's still leading to an unprecedented wave of hospitalizations in Quebec. In interviews, doctors and nurses in the province described how the highly transmissible new variant has created new challenges as they try to provide care. Nathan Friedland, a nurse who worked eight out of the last nine days at the Lakeshore Hospital in Montreal's West Island, said the ER is "completely overrun." "We are getting so many COVID patients that we cannot isolate them properly," he said. "The ER is not built to withstand an outbreak like this." On …
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