The US has lost more than 1 million people to COVID – and the virus isn’t done with us yet. Hospital workers on the front lines witnessed the devastation first hand and in real time. And for an LA Times photographer who documented the losses and victories against COVID, looking back at the images she captured and revisiting the hospital rooms where people were fighting for their lives — rooms that a hospital chaplain now calls “sacred Boden” – helped her process the pain and remembered the moments of connection and hope.
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Host: Gustave Arellano
Guests: LA Times photojournalist Francine Orr
The fight against COVID, says a chaplain, was unfolding on ‘holy ground’.
The US hits 1 million COVID deaths – and the virus isn’t done with us yet
https://www.latimes.com/podcasts/story/2022-06-06/the-times-podcast-covid-hospital-photo-essay Podcast: Covering COVID on ‘sacred ground’