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As hospital numbers fall, fatigued staff get relief at last

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — When COVID-19 patients inundated St. Louis hospitals, respiratory therapists arriving for yet another grueling shift with a dwindling supply of ventilators would often glance at their assignments and cry, heading into the locker room to collect themselves. “They were like, ‘Man, another 12 hours of this slog of these on-the-verge-of-death patients […]