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New York Post: NYC hospital chaplains detail emotional toll of new coronavirus reality

NYC hospital chaplains detail emotional toll of new coronavirus reality

By Rosemary Misdary

“The COVID-19 positive cases just continue to be admitted and consume the hospital,” said the Rev. John Maria Devaney, a Dominican friar and chaplain from the New York Archdiocese. “And the numbers are only going to grow. We all know this.”

“Between the glass and me was the reality of this virus traveling the world in this poor woman sedated in the ICU behind glass on tubes and in all likelihood going to die from this,” said Devaney. “I went by her room several times a day. A week later, she was gone. I’ll never forget her face.”

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