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.
via: GettySince 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...
via: GettyUltimately forcing millions of people to quarantine at home.
Shops, restaurants, and bars have been forced to close indefinitely...
via: GettyAnd our once-bustling streets were left deserted.
It has been a truly dire time.
via: GettyThe virus has spread across the globe like wildfire and there's been a huge amount of deaths.
Staying safe can seem difficult...
via: GettyAnd 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.
Sponsor me you cowards https://t.co/fkRdRgZ4AA— Kathryn Ivey (@Kathryn Ivey)1605967135.0
Well, Kathryn decided to give her followers a sense of reality...
If I wrote a book about being a new nurse it would be called "I don't know what to do with my hands" https://t.co/WHTmUiUUit— Kathryn Ivey (@Kathryn Ivey)1605577550.0
@kathryniveyy Thank you for your tireless work. Nurses like yourself are the backbone of medicine and without you,… https://t.co/U1yYM0YHXW— Melanin Monroe (@Melanin Monroe)1606076966.0
@kathryniveyy Thank you from a fellow nurse. You are appreciated. You are absolutely right that many unnecessary de… https://t.co/kIWQ7G0fau— Elissa Greene : I want you to do us a favor though (@Elissa Greene : I want you to do us a favor though)1606094588.0
@kathryniveyy you are a hero and one day i hope to buy you a big pile of ice cream. thank you!— Tzippy Shmilovitz 🤦♀️ (@Tzippy Shmilovitz 🤦♀️)1606094740.0
@kathryniveyy Oh sweetie your poor face, I just ordered my own elastomeric mask on eBay - recommending all HCW’s do the same— Coming 4U Brian Kemp (@Coming 4U Brian Kemp)1606080536.0
@kathryniveyy I want you to know that you matter & there are millions of us ARE doing our part by staying home as m… https://t.co/qDvqn5cCVH— Spirit, PhD, LPC, NCC (@Spirit, PhD, LPC, NCC)1606098432.0
@kathryniveyy The criminal behavior of Trump and corrupt GOP will never be forgotten. I promise!— bmls797 (@bmls797)1606149615.0
@kathryniveyy It’s the thousand yard stare in the PPE pic that seals it. We are in this together. Stay strong my fr… https://t.co/C7gdVjYmKn— Ben RN (@Ben RN)1606082353.0
@kathryniveyy Can I just say something #1 I appreciate you and coworkers across America and beyond stay safe and pr… https://t.co/45xHg7uMTM— Randy Haskins (@Randy Haskins)1606093472.0
@kathryniveyy @terminalyill3st Hugs to you. To all of us right now... so weary. So tired. Of being betrayed, questioned. Doubted.— Jamie Coleman, MD FACS (@Jamie Coleman, MD FACS)1606092618.0
@kathryniveyy @stevesilberman I want to say thank you & tell you that you are a hero to me but more importantly I w… https://t.co/1DB6GclNBv— Jenna Dillon (@Jenna Dillon)1606082625.0
@kathryniveyy I seem to remember a photographer taking pictures of soldiers pre and post tours, can’t remember the… https://t.co/CAQI1e1tbx— clarkr 🧡 (@clarkr 🧡)1606085098.0
@kathryniveyy The human toll of being a nurse working in a rampant pandemic is written on your face. Thank you for… https://t.co/raYpuZ6pse— Barbara Malmet (@Barbara Malmet)1606104777.0
@kathryniveyy Thank you for your hard work. I know it’s grievous. Love & light to every medical professional. 😷… https://t.co/xhhoRnXPB7— John Steen (@John Steen)1606094847.0
@kathryniveyy This breaks every part of my heart. I'm so sorry you're being put through this when it could have bee… https://t.co/cF4oopEaNc— Ani Sangye 💛⚖💛 (@Ani Sangye 💛⚖💛)1606088639.0
Here are the horrifying images.
How it started How it's going https://t.co/cg32Tu7v0B— Kathryn Ivey (@Kathryn Ivey)1606076608.0