Meredith gave the impression to be getting higher in the course of the Dec. 17 episode of ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ however she out of the blue took a flip for the more serious. Richard went to nice lengths to avoid wasting her within the closing moments.
Meredith lastly wakes up, and he or she’s doing so significantly better now after being largely asleep for 8 days. Her stats look actually good, however she nonetheless has to remain a number of extra days within the hospital. She needs she might assist everybody out. “It’s really good to hear your voice,” Deluca tells Meredith.
Similar to Meredith, Tom is doing higher and stabilizing. He is shaken to his core when his hospital roommate dies proper in entrance of him. Later, Tom goes to see Meredith to speak. They share some laughs amid the darkness.
Another Seattle hospital has reached capacity, which means Grey Sloan is going to have more patients. Richard enacts surge capacity protocol. Bailey refuses to go home. She doesn’t wish to expose her children to COVID after they simply misplaced their grandmother.
The identical intercourse trafficking girl Deluca tried to have arrested final season returns to the hospital, and he or she’s got her eye on two younger ladies who escaped from their kidnapper by beginning a hearth. She begins strolling across the hospital looking for the ladies. She hides from Deluca, however he spots her when he’s leaving the hospital. He decides to comply with her with Carina.
When Amelia talks in regards to the intercourse trafficker she’s needed to save, Maggie takes a second to disclose her ideas. It’s not nearly this one monstrous intercourse trafficker. People want to consider the monsters who got us up to now. Maggie explains that Black ladies are “seen as disposable and rarely seen as victims.” Maggie is so annoyed by how Black ladies are handled on this world. Amelia listens to the whole lot Maggie has to say. Later, Maggie will get a reprieve from the stress when Winston reveals up.
Meredith hears someone flatlining and no doctors around except her. She gets up and goes into the room to try and save the woman. Once she’s performed, she fully collapses.
Owen and Teddy lastly speak and don’t simply keep away from one another. Owen tells Teddy that he doesn’t wish to maintain punishing her. Teddy chooses this time to disclose that she wasn’t simply associates with Allison. They had been head over heels in love. She says that is the one secret she stored from Owen earlier than Tom. She is aware of all of that is linked, however she’s undecided the way it all suits collectively. She nonetheless loves Owen and their children and their household. Owen begins laughing and thinks it’s clear that he by no means knew Teddy in any respect. Now they’re again to sq. one.
Richard fears for the long run. He thinks this pandemic goes to harm everybody in a manner they will’t perceive simply but. Suddenly, Richard and Bailey get a textual content about Meredith. Her stats have plummeted. Teddy thinks it’s time to place Meredith on a ventilator. Bailey chimes in to say that’s not what Meredith wished. Richard provides Meredith didn’t need the vent until it was the final measure.
Meredith’s lungs are a breaking level. It’s Richard’s name, and he doesn’t hesitate. He’s decided to avoid wasting Meredith’s life. Meredith is again on the seashore, and issues have taken a flip for the more serious.