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Faces of Seattle's coronavirus frontline

Medical staff pose for a portrait at Harborview Medical Center during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in a combination of photos in Seattle, Washington, April 8, 2020. REUTERS/David Ryder

Medical staff pose for a portrait at Harborview Medical Center during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in a combination of photos in Seattle, Washington, April 8, 2020. REUTERS/David Ryder

Medical staff pose for a portrait at Harborview Medical Center during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in a combination of photos in Seattle, Washington, April 8, 2020. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Hannah Smith, a nurse in the cardiac catheterization lab. "I work in the cardiac cath lab and am so grateful for how the Seattle community has come together. We got this - six feet away of course," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Hannah Smith, a nurse in the cardiac catheterization lab. "I work in the cardiac cath lab and am so grateful for how the Seattle community has come together. We got this - six feet away of course," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Hannah Smith, a nurse in the cardiac catheterization lab. "I work in the cardiac cath lab and am so grateful for how the Seattle community has come together. We got this - six feet away of course," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Farnoosh Rahmani, a respiratory therapist who operates ventilators for patients. REUTERS/David Ryder

Farnoosh Rahmani, a respiratory therapist who operates ventilators for patients. REUTERS/David Ryder

Farnoosh Rahmani, a respiratory therapist who operates ventilators for patients. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Sophie Miller, an internal medicine physician. REUTERS/David Ryder

Sophie Miller, an internal medicine physician. REUTERS/David Ryder

Sophie Miller, an internal medicine physician. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Ebou Cham, an anesthetist. REUTERS/David Ryder

Ebou Cham, an anesthetist. REUTERS/David Ryder

Ebou Cham, an anesthetist. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Colette Totten, a nurse who works with COVID-19 patients. REUTERS/David Ryder

Colette Totten, a nurse who works with COVID-19 patients. REUTERS/David Ryder

Colette Totten, a nurse who works with COVID-19 patients. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Christopher Ledesma, an emergency services nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder

Christopher Ledesma, an emergency services nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder

Christopher Ledesma, an emergency services nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Sarah Fauquet, a critical care services nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder

Sarah Fauquet, a critical care services nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder

Sarah Fauquet, a critical care services nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Seila Vorn, a medical assistant. "United as one," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Seila Vorn, a medical assistant. "United as one," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Seila Vorn, a medical assistant. "United as one," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Teresa Bryant, a polysomnographic technician. REUTERS/David Ryder

Teresa Bryant, a polysomnographic technician. REUTERS/David Ryder

Teresa Bryant, a polysomnographic technician. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Shikha Bharati, a nurse practitioner that monitors the hospital's own employees for COVID-19 symptoms. REUTERS/David Ryder

Shikha Bharati, a nurse practitioner that monitors the hospital's own employees for COVID-19 symptoms. REUTERS/David Ryder

Shikha Bharati, a nurse practitioner that monitors the hospital's own employees for COVID-19 symptoms. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Maricon Nibre, a nurse who has lost six patients to COVID-19.  I brought six people home but I held their hand and they held my heart. I will still try to bring more patients home with God s help,  she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Maricon Nibre, a nurse who has lost six patients to COVID-19. I brought six people home but I held their hand and they held my heart. I will still try to bring more patients home with God s help, she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Maricon Nibre, a nurse who has lost six patients to COVID-19. I brought six people home but I held their hand and they held my heart. I will still try to bring more patients home with God s help, she says. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Mackenzie Gray, a nurse who works with COVID-19 patients. REUTERS/David Ryder

Mackenzie Gray, a nurse who works with COVID-19 patients. REUTERS/David Ryder

Mackenzie Gray, a nurse who works with COVID-19 patients. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Amelia Idor, a surgical assistant. REUTERS/David Ryder

Amelia Idor, a surgical assistant. REUTERS/David Ryder

Amelia Idor, a surgical assistant. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Julia Kilcoyne, a nurse in acute care services. "I work in acute care and have also been a trained observer in the ED in ICU. I have been on our Covid unit as well. Harborview has taken COVID-19 as a great team," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Julia Kilcoyne, a nurse in acute care services. "I work in acute care and have also been a trained observer in the ED in ICU. I have been on our Covid unit as well. Harborview has taken COVID-19 as a great team," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Julia Kilcoyne, a nurse in acute care services. "I work in acute care and have also been a trained observer in the ED in ICU. I have been on our Covid unit as well. Harborview has taken COVID-19 as a great team," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Brigitte Ebert, a nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder

Brigitte Ebert, a nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder

Brigitte Ebert, a nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Krystarah Graishe, a medical assistant. REUTERS/David Ryder

Krystarah Graishe, a medical assistant. REUTERS/David Ryder

Krystarah Graishe, a medical assistant. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Amadou Jawara, a surgical assistant. REUTERS/David Ryder

Amadou Jawara, a surgical assistant. REUTERS/David Ryder

Amadou Jawara, a surgical assistant. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Lance Biggers, a nurse in critical care services. REUTERS/David Ryder

Lance Biggers, a nurse in critical care services. REUTERS/David Ryder

Lance Biggers, a nurse in critical care services. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Joel Castrellon, a nurse anesthetist. REUTERS/David Ryder

Joel Castrellon, a nurse anesthetist. REUTERS/David Ryder

Joel Castrellon, a nurse anesthetist. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Jaime Wykle, a nurse in acute care services working as a trained observer to ensure proper safety practices and equipment are used. REUTERS/David Ryder

Jaime Wykle, a nurse in acute care services working as a trained observer to ensure proper safety practices and equipment are used. REUTERS/David Ryder

Jaime Wykle, a nurse in acute care services working as a trained observer to ensure proper safety practices and equipment are used. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Stephen Edwin Lundgren, a program coordinator who fields patients' concerns. REUTERS/David Ryder

Stephen Edwin Lundgren, a program coordinator who fields patients' concerns. REUTERS/David Ryder

Stephen Edwin Lundgren, a program coordinator who fields patients' concerns. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Jill Rasmussen-Baker, director of spiritual care.  It's a real privilege to serve at this time that involves so much heartbreak and fear   with sacred moments of connection in the midst of all this,  she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Jill Rasmussen-Baker, director of spiritual care. It's a real privilege to serve at this time that involves so much heartbreak and fear with sacred moments of connection in the midst of all this, she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Jill Rasmussen-Baker, director of spiritual care. It's a real privilege to serve at this time that involves so much heartbreak and fear with sacred moments of connection in the midst of all this, she says. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Michael Del Pozzi, a plumber. REUTERS/David Ryder

Michael Del Pozzi, a plumber. REUTERS/David Ryder

Michael Del Pozzi, a plumber. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Mike Prince, a sous chef. "We got this," he says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Mike Prince, a sous chef. "We got this," he says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Mike Prince, a sous chef. "We got this," he says. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Brittney Campbell, a surgical nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder

Brittney Campbell, a surgical nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder

Brittney Campbell, a surgical nurse. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Adrianna Silva, a nurse in critical care services. "Our patients will always be our first priority," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Adrianna Silva, a nurse in critical care services. "Our patients will always be our first priority," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder

Adrianna Silva, a nurse in critical care services. "Our patients will always be our first priority," she says. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Leo Campa, a food service staff member who serves meals to COVID-19 patients. REUTERS/David Ryder

Leo Campa, a food service staff member who serves meals to COVID-19 patients. REUTERS/David Ryder

Leo Campa, a food service staff member who serves meals to COVID-19 patients. REUTERS/David Ryder
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