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HomeVideoMississippi nurses struggle to contend with soaring COVID cases

Mississippi nurses struggle to contend with soaring COVID cases


The pandemic continues to take a heavy toll, with the U.S. averaging more than 2,500 deaths per day. In Mississippi, where just 50 percent of the population is fully vaccinated, hospitalizations have soared and there are simply not enough nurses on hand. Lisa Desjardins spoke with Kelly Comebest, nurse manager in the emergency room at the Singing River Health System in Pascagoula, to learn more.

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