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What it’s like to work in a Vancouver hospital during a pandemic (Dr. Keith Walley and Dr. Moses Li, SPH)

The emergency department at St. Paul’s Hospital has seen a 40 per cent drop in visits since early March (Photo credit: Business in Vancouver)

St. Paul’s Hospital ICU doctor and emergency room nurse share stories from frontlines of COVID-19 outbreak

ST. PAUL’S HAS LONG BEEN known as the go-to hospital in Vancouver for paramedics to hand over the steady stream of people who continue to overdose from illicit street drugs.

Then the COVID-19 pandemic happened.

Now the aging downtown hospital is on the receiving end of British Columbia’s second declared public health emergency in four years.

It is with that context and sobering reality that Keith Walley and Moses Li find themselves in their roles on the frontlines of the coronavirus battle inside St. Paul’s Hospital.

Click here to read the full story on Pique Newsmagazine.

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