The Kansas City COVID comeback is REAL and it's underway right now.
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"Many nurses were optimistic about how the pandemic was shifting during the spring.
"But (Kristin Sollars, an ICU nurse at St. Luke's Health System) says over the last few weeks as St. Luke's has taken in new COVID-19 patients from rural areas -- it's been tough to see the change."It's disheartening. It's hard to feel it coming again."
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Almost 16 months into the pandemic, COVID-19 fatigue is real. For the nurses caring for new COVID-19 patients, many are feeling the burnout. "We've kind of experienced a bit of a rollercoaster ride," said Kristin Sollars, an ICU nurse at St. Luke's Health System.
The highly contagious delta variant now accounts for more than 51% of COVID-19 cases in the U.S., according to new estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The variant, also known as B.1.617.2, was first detected in India and is spreading quickly across the globe.
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