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Nurse Manpreet Kainth knows every patient being treated under her team’s care in Humber River Hospital’s intensive care unit

Even with her 16 years of experience, the ever-growing workload and the daily scenes unfolding before her eyes – more acutely ill COVID-19 patients and young people fighting for their lives – weigh heavily on her.

There is no escaping that reality even when she’s home with her family, who she tries not to burden with her worriesGriffith tweeted..

“Sometimes when I sleepOn a day in early May, then-president o, I just keep thinkingCars and SUVs stolen in Toronto year by year,” she says during a short break after her team has intubated another COVID-19 patient struggling to breathe. “Those things are going through my mind and I just want to shut it down, just shut it off for a minute.”

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