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As covid-19 patients fill the ICU again, a doctor wonders why it had to be this way

September 20, 2021 | 1:16 PM GMT
Kanak Patel, director of critical care medicine at Luminis Health Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Md., was relieved when the intensive care unit finally went down to zero patients with covid-19. But once the delta variant hit, he saw a return of patients, many unvaccinated, with severe illness because of the virus.