⚠️dead at 34
Amber Vasquez was a nurse in Dallas Texas who died from COVID because @GovAbbott failed to enact public health measures. Her body was irreversibly damaged by the virus. Let's ensure her family gets death benefits for her sacrifice.
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⚠️dead at 45
Dr. Yecid Mora, family medicine doctor in Moore Haven Florida died from COVID19. @GovRonDeSantis
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⚠️dead at 49
Patrice Grossman, NICU nurse with Intermountain Healthcare, Utah died from COVID19. She is survived by her husband and 5 kids.
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Julio Beltran, Deputy Probation Officer from Riverside, California died from COVID. #TrumpKillsCops
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⚠️dead at 41
Timothy Kelley from Helena Alabama died from COVID19. Words cannot express the grief and devastation his wife and family are experiencing, as this inspiring man leaves behind three daughters and a young son. gofundme.com/f/for-the-fami… Image
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Alejandro Ceja, warehouseman from Kansas City, Missouri died from COVID. He loved hanging out at the shop where he spent time with family and friends, riding his low-low, a 1979 Chevy Capris, named “La Nena.” He leaves a wife and 3 kids dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/kan… ImageImage
⚠️dead at 21
David Stortroen from Moorhead, Minnesota died from COVID. He was infected while staying in a group home. His caretaker said he could barely get up and ran him into the hospital, but his organs failed and he died. kare11.com/article/news/h… Image
⚠️dead at 28
Jacob “Jake” Deare from Fayetteville, North Carolina died from COVID. Family is still in disbelief that in three short months COVID-19 ravaged his body and killed him. "He was always healthy," said mom. abc11.com/covid-death-19… ImageImage
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Marie Brumbaugh, medical assistant from Branson, Missouri died from COVID19. She leaves behind 3 children. A scholarship has been set up for her daughter. ky3.com/2020/09/11/fam… ImageImage
⚠️dead at 31
Denny Darby, Certified nursing assistant in Gloversville, NY died from COVID19. Denny Darby was a prankster who loved to watch World Wrestling Entertainment. khn.org/news/lost-on-t… ImageImage
⚠️dead at 45
Leah Anne Normandin, school nurse and middle school administrator from Woonsocket, Rhode Island died from COVID on November 8. She “left an indelible mark on everyone that she encountered” ImageImage
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Ofelia H. Hernandez from Dallas, Texas died from COVID19. "You go into the hospital thinking you're going to be okay and you're not! You come out there in a box cause that's how we're going to get my mom." nbcdfw.com/news/coronavir… ImageImage

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19 Nov
🧵A LETTER TO @dougducey and @GOP governors who fail to lead and listen to frontline healthcare providers!! You are KILLING US!!! You sit in your ivory tower, taunt the virus, ignore public health measures & attack the Affordable Care Act, while we die on the frontlines. 1/9
There are only 184 ICU beds and 931 inpatient beds (⚠️new record) left in Arizona! Even worse, we can't even use those beds because our healthcare workers are SICK and calling out. 53 ICU beds opened up yesterday, but tragically because 53 people DIED!!! 2/9 There are only 931 inpatient beds left in the state of Arizo
As the virus sweeps across hospitals infecting staff, even non-covid hospitalized patients are getting infected, similar to the nosocomial spread in assisted living facilities nationwide. 3/9
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19 Nov
🧵Today, I admitted 6 hypoxic patients with COVID and the waiting room was packed when I left my shift. Arizona had 3,206 new infections & 53 deaths. Nationwide, today was the DEADLIEST day of the pandemic with 1,869 deaths & 164,000 new infections 1/9
"Your loved one is really sick and has a high probability of dying," I said a few hours into my shift. Same outcome, different day, different family. Farmworker, grandmother, Native American, Latino, snowbirds.. they all blend together 2/9
Nurses, ER docs, Respiratory Techs, ICU docs, Janitors, Hospitalists etc.. were all pawns in an attack against public health by politicians scared to step inside a hospital, while the virus sickens us. We already have colleagues sick with COVID, so we scramble to cover shifts 3/9
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18 Nov
🧵I wish you could see what I see every day. Loved ones crying at the bedside of their family members struggling to breathe despite maximum oxygen. The look in their eyes when I tell them, there is a high probability their loved one might die despite being on a ventilator. 1/8
A 90 year old is not going to survive chest compressions resulting in sternum and rib fractures, if their heart stops beating. There is also a very low likelihood of elderly patients in their 80s getting off a ventilator if intubated for COVID. 2/8
I know holidays are near, but the pandemic is here. I'm not trying to be a downer, but please have these discussions with your elderly family members before the time comes in an emergency room. 3/8
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17 Nov
🧵Hypoxic patients everywhere! The second wave is HERE Arizona. For me, it will be my THIRD time working through a surge, including my time in NYC. I saw patients of all ages today with COVID. 1/5
Those who were not hypoxic with COVID were sent home to self-quarantine with a high chance of infecting their families. 2/5
I try to detach myself emotionally nowadays because previous poor outcomes weighed heavy on my heart. I realize WE are on OUR OWN, as other spread misinformation. I can assess a patient and know if they will likely die in the next days. We all can. 3/5
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16 Nov
What are you doing @SWAtlasHoover? Are you treating COVID patients? Colleagues dying? Family? NO, because you don't treat patients. You have ZERO credibility. You are a COWARD who does not care if 240,000 are dead. You should be stripped of your MD! @GovWhitmer is a REAL LEADER!!
Healthcare workers in Michigan can breathe a SIGH OF RELIEF knowing that @GovWhitmer has THEIR BACK by implementing restrictions to mitigate the pandemic -closing high schools, colleges, in-person dining, casinos, movie theaters etc.

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15 Nov
One month ago, I tried to have a conversation with a Trump supporter here in Yuma, Arizona... "trying to be open minded." Who is this person with all these Trump signs on their property?

Never again!
Trumpee: what do you think of the coronavirus?
Me: I'm an ER doctor it's very serious

Trumpee: I think the pandemic is overblown
Me: do you know anyone who has COVID?
Trumpee: No
Me: 20,000 people died in 10 weeks in NYC. I had to call 2-3 loved ones per shift and deliver bad news. Just to let you know I'm kind of an expert in this

Trumpee: Fox says it's all old people (She was an elderly woman)
Me: There are many people under the age of 50.
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