On Thursday’s “CBS Evening News,” emergency room physician Dr. Megan Ranney described the “unprecedented” situation facing health care workers on the front lines against coronavirus. “There is really no doctor or nurse alive who has worked in this kind of situation,” she told us.Here are our top takeaways from that conversation:1) The emotional toll of COVID-19 on health care providersDoctors, nurses and other health care providers are on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Ranney told us the “unprecedented” circumstances are taking a toll: “We are scared. We are stressed. And we are worried about what comes next and about our ability to take care of our patients and our communities — as well as our ability to take care of ourselves.”2) What gives her hopeDr. Ranney explained there is preliminary evidence that COVID-19 is not mutating as other respiratory illnesses like the flu — which could be good news for a possible vaccine. “We’re all used to getting flu vaccines every year. And we do that because every year the flu virus changes a little bit, so last year’s vaccine no longer works,” she told us. “On the other hand, there are viruses like polio, that you get a


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