Eliseo Ilarraza, who has had symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for 21 years doesn’t let anything stop him. He recently added an MBA from the University of Dayton to his collection of diplomas.
Even with light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel in the form of vaccines, medical experts said the pandemic’s toll on mental health a year into the crisis is significant.
Maria Parente is a registered nurse who, these days, is working 12-hour shifts at Maimonides Medical Center. And that’s on a “good day.”