Dr. Daniel Coln Hidalgo, who works in the intensive care unit of a Chicago hospital, encounters a number of Covid-19 patients nearing the end of the lives. He finds ways of witnessing the humanity and individuality of his dying patients, who are often in isolation and separated from their families. But he talks with the families every day with updates and says that learning from them about the patient "when they were healthy -- their interests and values -- makes the tougher decisions about end-of-life care a little less painful." He says that behind every single case of Covid-19 is a story and a person.

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