'Hope' at Seattle hospital with fewer virus cases

A dip in COVID-19 cases in the Seattle-area, fewer hospitalizations and vaccinations are giving a morale boost to hospital workers for now. Health officials are keeping a wary eye on new variants spreading throughout the country (Jan. 28)

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NICHOLE GOGNA: You know, I think that, overall, the feeling here is hope, especially with the fact that the vaccine is here now and we all have been vaccinated. I think that it feels very hopeful here that we're going to continue to see a decrease in cases, that there's a light for this chapter to end, and that we'll begin to resume some more normalcy.

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LILYROSE FOX: It's exciting. It's a step forward in the direction of hopefully putting this craziness behind us.

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I was a new nurse when I started here, and I was thrown into COVID. I would say that COVID has made me a stronger nurse, in some ways. I started off very shy and timid. But when you're working with people that are very sick and that can go either direction, you have to fight for your patients. So you find your strength, and you find strength in helping them, too.