Pandemic Dispatches From The ER : Short Wave We're marking Maddie's last week on Short Wave!

Today, Maddie wanted to highlight a COVID-related episode from earlier this year. The pandemic has been a big part of our coverage and this particular episode stands out.

We hear reflections from two emergency room health workers on the pandemic, how their lives have changed and their hopes as more and more people get vaccinated.

Tomorrow, a new episode!

Are you a healthcare worker who would be willing to share your experience with the Short Wave team? Email us at shortwave@npr.org.

Pandemic Dispatches From The ER

Pandemic Dispatches From The ER

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Health workers wear personal protective equipment at a Covid-19 testing site outside Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center in Riverside, California. Bing Guan/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Health workers wear personal protective equipment at a Covid-19 testing site outside Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center in Riverside, California.

Bing Guan/Bloomberg via Getty Images

We're marking Maddie's last week on Short Wave!

Today, Maddie wanted to highlight a COVID-related episode from earlier this year. The pandemic has been a big part of our coverage and this particular episode stands out.

We hear reflections from two emergency room health workers on the pandemic, how their lives have changed and their hopes as more and more people get vaccinated.

Are you a healthcare worker who would be willing to share your experience with the Short Wave team? Email us at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was reported and produced by Brit Hanson, fact-checked by Rasha Aridi, and edited by Viet Le. Joshua Newell provided engineering support.