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Many nurses were hospitalized with Covid early in the pandemic – NBC News

Doctors and nurses also become sick enough to be hospitalized with Covid-19. Many have underlying health conditions.

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Most health care workers who were hospitalized with Covid-19 early in the pandemic had had direct interactions with patients, according to a report published Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The report, which focused on Covid-19-related hospitalizations among health care workers from March through May, found that 67 percent were in roles with patient contact. More than one third were nurses.
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