Dr. Joseph Varon hasn’t had a day without work in months.
Friday was his 134th consecutive day main the coronavirus unit at Houston’s United Memorial Medical Heart.
“When you ask me how the hell have I been capable of survive for 134 days nonstop, I suppose it’s adrenaline,” he stated. “However I am operating on fumes. It’s robust.”
And final week was his hardest but. With Houston coping with a surge in Covid-19 instances, he signed extra dying certificates than he has at any level in his profession.
“Individuals had been dying day by day,” he stated.
Varon’s workday begins early. Round 4:30 or 5 a.m., he heads to the hospital and goes straight to the coronavirus unit the place he and his group go over every affected person’s case.
Then he begins making the rounds.