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caption: Registered nurse Jessalynn Dest, left, removes protective equipment and washes her hands after leaving a Covid-19 patient's room as speech therapist Sam Gibbs puts on safety clothing while preparing to see a patient in the acute care unit of Harborview Medical Center, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, in Seattle.
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Registered nurse Jessalynn Dest, left, removes protective equipment and washes her hands after leaving a Covid-19 patient's room as speech therapist Sam Gibbs puts on safety clothing while preparing to see a patient in the acute care unit of Harborview Medical Center, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, in Seattle.
Credit: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

Omicron hits Seattle's Harborview Medical Center harder than other surges

A Seattle hospital confronts the omicron surge. While Covid-19 patients aren't as sick compared to earlier waves, there is a record number of patients overall, and not enough staff to care for them.

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