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‘I feel defeated’: inside New Jersey hospitals overwhelmed by Covid-19

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Medical staff say they are taking on double the patient loads, working twice their usual hours, and without the equipment they need

Inside New Jersey intensive care units, frustrated and frightened frontline medical staff are taking on double their normal patient loads or working twice their usual hours, without the equipment they need.

From moment to moment, they face harrowing life-and-death encounters and constantly risk their own safety to help an overwhelming number of people of a variety of ages and backgrounds who are “effectively drowning on dry land” from Covid-19.

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