The local doctor experienced so many deaths among his patients with COVID19 overnight that he decided to tweet about it. Dr. Stephen Brown of Mercy Virtual Care Center tends to get multiple likes on his tweets.
“I had 70,000 likes per tweet. I sold out tickets that night, ”Dr. Brown told 5 On Your Side. Doctor of Mercy has lost patients before, but tonight in the ICU was unmatched.
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“Four people died in about three hours, but then they kept coming and going, and I think by the end of the 12-hour shift, 7, 8, 9 people died.” Brown adds, “many patients died by the end of my shift. I left my shift with low wages, blood pressure. I have seen people who were resuscitated several times during my shift”.
The urge to write the tweet was to tell others about the unfolding tragedy. Sometimes he keeps his pain to himself. However, we urge you to continue. Nearly, 95% of patients in ICU are not vaccinated. Dr. Brown wants them to make a different decision, but leaving is the same.
A new CDC report shows that unvaccinated people are 11 times more likely to die from COVID19 than fully immunized people.
Dr. Brown encourages injections and says the best way out of this pandemic is to get vaccinated.
During a briefing, the leaders of St. Petersburg. Dunagan said he continues to put pressure on the health care system.
According to the working group, 125 COVID-positive patients are in intensive care and 82 are using respirators, Dr. Dunagan said, which shows how strong COVID19 is. These numbers are likely to lead to more deaths, which also stabilized in just a few weeks, he said.
On Thursday, the task force reported 9 new deaths from COVID19 and an average of 8 deaths per day in 7 days.
Of the 503 COVID-infected patients in hospitals in the target group, 84% were not vaccinated.
He said that the target group hospitals are working to give the third dose of vaccine to people with weakened immune systems in an attempt to boost their immune response.
He said that the percentage of unvaccinated hospitals in the area shows that the vaccine is working. The vaccine will help reduce the risk of contracting COVID19, but is more effective in limiting the likelihood of serious symptoms, hospitalization, and death, he said, which make up only 16% of the total number of patients, which was confirmed in the San Luis area.
Dr. Dunagan reports 24 COVID-infected children in target hospitals, 5 of which are in intensive care. In more than half of the cases, the patient was too young to be vaccinated against COVID19.
He said the San Luis area lagged behind the national average in the percentage of people who received at least one dose of the vaccine and people who were fully vaccinated. According to the CDC, nearly 50 percent of people have started the process and on average, 53.4 percent are fully vaccinated and 62.7 percent have taken the first dose of the vaccine.
Discussing COVID options, Dr.It is said that our differences are not obtained by scaffolding.