December 30, 2021


A Doctor’s View From the Front Line of the Omicron Wave

My phone buzzed with alerts about record-setting case numbers as I rushed between patients. A pile of tiny bottles with swabs floating in pink liquid accumulated while awaiting PCR testing. Patients with coughs and sniffles lined up outside the door, waiting to be seen. My shift as an internal medicine physician yesterday in MGH Chelsea’s urgent care facility reminded me...
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