Omicron may be less dangerous on an individual level, but hospitals are still overwhelmed, with dire ripple effects.
As unvaccinated patients overwhelm hospitals, health-care workers are being pushed to the edge.
Many vaccine-hesitant people worry about adverse health effects. They shouldn’t.
We want coronavirus tests to give us the all-clear. But, in medicine, test results are clues, not answers—and no test is perfect.
To cope with the unimaginable, doctors are becoming numbingly familiar with mass death.
The system is coping, but the intensity of COVID-19 has surprised even experienced doctors.
Hospitals in the city are eerily quiet—emptied out in preparation for the surge in COVID-19 cases to come.