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I went for my Covid booster shot today

I chatted a little with the nurse who did my intake, and I commented about how upbeat she was.

She explained that when she wasn't doing this, she works in the ICU, and the number of Covid deaths she has to deal with, week after week, really gets her depressed. So it really perks her up to see people coming forward to get vaccinated.

I can only imagine what it must be like to have her job these days. 馃檨
I keep hearing horror stories from nurses. I think this pandemic has been a truly traumatic experience for them, on top of their jobs already being very difficult and underpaid as it is
DrWatson61-69, M
[@405723,AmbivalentFriability] Yes. Sadly, a number have burned out and quit by now, which only puts more of a strain on hospitals. But I can't say I blame them.
ElisbchM
I had a very similar conversation with the gal that gave me one of my vaccinations. I wouldn't want their job but thank goodness they're doing it.
Nudistsue2626-30, F
I have a Dr in the family. He says it sucks beyond belief.
DrWatson61-69, M
[@1105703,Nudistsue26] Yes, I can imagine it would be really hard on him. 馃檨
HoraceGreenley56-60, M
[@1105703,Nudistsue26] Wow
Nudistsue2626-30, F
[@338282,DrWatson] not just him the whole staff. I don't know how some nurses and Drs can see this COVID and what it's doing and still don't believe in the science
Graylight46-50, F
Get mine on Dec 4. Can't wait.

Believe me it's hard enough taking care of patients with difficult medical needs. Taking care of patient who refused out of ignorance to take precautions for themselves is asking much from these people.
It鈥檚 really sad coz they鈥檙e exhausted from taking all the precautions and saving patients in the hundreds...馃槓

I鈥檓 going for my booster shot this week. Yay! for you...馃槉鉁
DrWatson61-69, M
[@372543,Vivaci] And for you!
Danke schoen [@338282,DrWatson]
4meAndyouF
I have scheduled my booster, with the full understanding that it will NOT prevent me from getting Covid19 if I am exposed to it. BUT...if such a thing should occur, I hope to live through it.
PeachesF
I got mine last Wednesday. 馃槍 No problems for me at all. YES, 馃槦 my heart goes out to all the nurses and doctors at this time! 馃挏馃挄
Iamonfire66636-40, F
They are exhausted from this. Thanks for doing your part.
jackj56-60, M
Wow. A terrible story.
MissGaga31-35, F
I will take my booster shot early December. I hope more people think rationally about this!

Which vaccine did you take btw?

 
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