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Arizona Medical Professionals Face Renewed Stress As COVID-19 Cases Rise

The Arizona Department of Health Services added 2,289 new coronavirus cases and 11 new deaths to its daily coronavirus dashboard Aug. 5; about 19,243 more vaccine doses were given.

As the COVID-19 numbers continue to rise, hospitals and medical professionals are facing renewed challenges and stresses.

How are they dealing with that? What messages are they trying to send to unvaccinated members of the public?

To learn more, The Show spoke with Dr. Ross Goldberg, the district medical group vice-chair of surgery for Valleywise Health.

Arizona Coronavirus Cases, Deaths

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