A lifetime of pain in 24 hours: A French ICU in the pandemic — AP Images Spotlight  

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Like all the caregivers at La Timone, Satta is completely dedicated during the greatest medical crisis of her generation. But she yearns for something less stressful once this is over, maybe helping to arrange organ transplants. Her husband works the night shift at the ICU and they have two children in preschool. Neighbors help out with the childcare gaps, which tend to be in the morning and late afternoon. She believes the promises of the government are empty. “They serve other interests than the comings and goings of a hospital. I’ve never seen that, either for the patients or the caregivers," she says when the mood has calmed. “With all of France’s capacity, all of France’s money ... they talk to us about savings — where does all that money go?”

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