Nurse's Powerful Before and After Pictures Show the Harsh Reality of Treating Coronavirus for Months | 22 Words

This week, a truly heartbreaking story has come out of the pandemic after one exhausted nurse shared some harrowing photos after a long day treating COVID-19 patients on her ward.

The reality of this pandemic is damning...

We have just endured the most devastating few months.

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Since December 2019, a deadly outbreak of the coronavirus - or COVID-19, as it is scientifically referred to as - has brought the world to a total standstill.

At the initial outbreak of the deadly virus, world leaders ordered full lockdowns upon their countries...

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Ultimately forcing millions of people to quarantine at home.

Shops, restaurants, and bars have been forced to close indefinitely...

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And our once-bustling streets were left deserted.

It has been a truly dire time.

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The virus has spread across the globe like wildfire and there's been a huge amount of deaths.

Staying safe can seem difficult...

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And one truly tragic story has come out from the pandemic this week.

Kathryn, who is a nurse from Tennessee, has been working non-stop during the pandemic.

She has been very vocal on social media, with her often tweeting about how "devastating" it is to see common sense surrounding the virus becoming so "politicized."

Well, Kathryn decided to give her followers a sense of reality...

By posting some truly harrowing "before and after" photos after a long day on her COVID ward, and people were shocked, to say the least.

Here are the horrifying images.

This pandemic is very much real, and people working in health care are the ones feeling it the hardest. So please, take it seriously. For more, read on...