If you really want to know what’s going on, ask the people on the front lines.

Read these seven gripping first hand accounts of what’s it like to be an ICU nurse in the midst of the pandemic. These people risk their lives every day to care for the sick and dying and to help the rest of us stay safe. Sadly, instead of gratitude, they often encounter scorn and contempt from an ill-informed and science denying public, encouraged by a pathological President.

They are heroes in every sense of the word, but we don’t deserve them.

The Post asked seven ICU nurses what it’s been like to care for the sickest covid patients. This is what they want you to know.