‘Everyday is nerve-racking’: Inside the COVID wards with a nurse’s assistant

(NEXSTAR) – Tatyiany Valeriano has been working on the COVID ward at Mayo Clinic as a nurse’s assistant for a year and a half. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, she says she’s seen she’s become altogether “immune” to death.

“We’ve been around death so much it becomes routine,” she said solemnly.

Valeriano, 22, is studying to become a nurse. Since the beginning of the pandemic, she’s had to question her chosen career path.

“Just last Tuesday alone, I was like, why did I pick a profession that has so much sadness and death? Was this a mistake? But then again I can’t picture doing anything else,” she said.

Valeriano recalled a three-month period — 22 shifts in all — in which someone died every single day.

“When you become a nurse, a lot of people don’t experience death like this,”

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Cassava Sciences Doubles on Progress With Alzheimer’s Treatment

Shares of Cassava Sciences more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker reported progress in a study of its Alzheimer’s treatment candidate.



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Cassava Sciences Doubles on Progress With Alzheimer’s Treatment

The Austin company reported results from a study of simufilam, which was associated with improved patient cognition and behavior scores after six months of treatment.

“We would have been satisfied to show simufilam stabilizes cognition in patients over six months, President and Chief Executive Remi Barbier said in a statement.

“An improvement in cognition and behavior tells us this drug candidate has potential to provide lasting treatment effects for people living with Alzheimer’s disease.”

Cassava shares at last check were trading at $49.67. They’d closed Monday trading at $22.99. Last May the stock touched a 52-week low at $1.63.

The company reported no serious drug-related adverse events during the six-month treatment regimen.

The clinical study was funded

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