The doctors and nurses have one clear message: Racism is a public health crisis.
While some believe this will help India’s overburdened frontline workers, others cry foul as private players profit heavily off a crumbling healthcare system.
“We didn't get any sort of induction or told what was going on. We literally went from a meeting right to the ward and we were on the floor seeing patients.”
And they're looking for more.
“Realistically, pets aren't the best medium to transfer the virus. Their fur is coarse. So the droplets don't stay on there.”
'There’s been an entire loss of protocols around infection control because of the shortage of supplies. Instead we’re making them up as we go along.'
We talked to hospital doctors to hear what they're experiencing on the front lines, and what they want us to keep doing.
The New York City doctors at the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis have found an unlikely ally: bikers.
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“I mean, I’m gonna get it. Am I going to die?”
“It felt like I was in a third-world country fabricating protective equipment for Ebola. I mean, this is incredibly rudimentary equipment.”
Italy is losing doctors at a rate of more than one a day, and physicians are begging for better protective gear.
As real life supplies dwindle, producers from medical dramas 'The Resident' and 'Station 19' have donated their masks and other items.