CHEYENNE (AP) — A year has passed since the coronavirus appeared in Wyoming and began to disrupt everyday life.

Nearly 700 Wyomingites have died from the virus so far.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports health care workers at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center took each and every COVID-19 death to heart.

ICU nurse Alissa Robinson says she can name patients who have died because the experience was so traumatic.

Hospital employees say their experience dealing with the virus over the past year is something they can't forget.

The virus strained others besides those infected, from a food pantry to people who watched relatives struggle with the illness.

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Answers to 30 Common COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

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While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.