People have died in the ER while waiting for a bed. There aren't enough ventilators. This entire hospital will soon be dedicated to the coronavirus. New York City hospitals are at the center of the pandemic in the U.S. “It’s apocalyptic," one doctor said.
A harrowing story of anguish at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, a ground zero of the tragedy unfolding in New York. As a medical resident I practiced medicine at Elmhurst. It's difficult to imagine the hardship on these doctors, and the pain of these patients
New York's 1,800 ICU beds are expected to be full in 48 hours. Obstetrician-gynecologists and radiologists are being called in to work in emergency wards. The situation is sadly deteriorating.
This is devastating. One NYC doctor speaks out / takes video footage of what it’s like on the inside. They are using a freezer truck to store bodies. “I don’t really care if I get in trouble” she said. “I want people to know this is bad. People are dying.”
By Friday all, of the more than 1,800 intensive care units in New York City are expected to be full. This piece about #coronavirus patients dying at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens is a grim preview of what’s about to happen across NYC.
. has video from a hospital in Elmhurst, Queens. It is horrifying. “We had to get a refrigerated truck to store the bodies of patients who are dying.” “Five ventilators...there’s a mythical 100 ventilators out there that we haven’t seen.”
13 people died of coronavirus at one hospital in Queens in past 24 hours TV news should stop airing Trump's propaganda & instead tell the stories of those who've lost their lives to this crisis & health workers risking their lives to combat it
At a NYC hospital: • 13 deaths in one day • Some died inside the emergency room waiting for a bed • A truck is stationed outside to hold corpses • Sick people are standing in line for 7 hours to try and get tested • “It’s apocalyptic,” says one doctor
A refrigerated truck has been stationed outside Elmhurst Hospital in Queens to hold the bodies of the dead. Over the past 24 hours, NYC's public hospital system said 13 people at Elmhurst had died. "It's apocalyptic," said Dr. Ashley Bray.
Trump/the White House needs to pay some [email protected] attention to the doctors/nurses/health care workers who are screaming - “we are not ok, this is not ok, we don’t have what we need to save lives.”
READ THIS NOW: At a Queens hospital 13 people have died in the last 24 hours. A refrigerated truck has been stationed outside to hold the bodies of the dead. by , , ,
Another example: this highly-trafficked NYT piece that suggests overwhelm of morgue capacities and then buries this, from the city, in paragraph 18: "We have significant morgue capacity in our five citywide sites, and the ability to expand"
NEW: 13 Deaths in a Day: At Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, an "apocalyptic" surge of coronavirus patients is beginning, with devastating consequences: (by , , and me, plus the rest of ) #CoronavirusNewYork
Somehow every line in this story is more heartbreaking than the last.
A refrigerated truck has been brought and is now parked outside a New York City hospital. That’s how many people are dying per day.
An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an NYC Hospital NY hospitals are facing the kind of harrowing increases in cases that overwhelmed health care systems in China and Italy. A refrigerated truck has been stationed outside to hold the bodies of the dead.
A refrigerated truck has been stationed outside Elmhurst Hospital in Queens to hold the bodies of the dead. Over the past 24 hours, NYC's public hospital system said 13 people at Elmhurst had died. "It's apocalyptic," said Dr. Ashley Bray.
Patients dying in the emergency room waiting to be seen. Not enough ventilators to go around. In the “greatest country in the world.”
Pray for New York.
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ #Coronavirus Surge at a New York City Hospital. Hospitals in the city are facing the kind of harrowing increases in cases that overwhelmed health care systems in China and Italy via #COVID19
Hospital morgues are projected to be filled by the end of the week and the city requested 85 refrigerated trailers from FEMA for mortuary services.
This is happening right now in NYC and 45 keeps bragging about how good of a job he's doing. It infuriates me that he's so disconnected from reality that people are dying needlessly because he is a narcissistic brat who has no morals or empathy.
All of the more than 1,800 intensive care units in New York City are expected to be full by Friday; two city hospitals have filled up their morgues and a refrigerated truck has been stationed outside of Elmhurst to hold the bodies of the dead.
“It’s apocalyptic."
"All of the more than 1,800 intensive care units in the city are expected to be full by Friday, according to a Federal Emergency Management Agency briefing obtained by The New York Times."
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital
For all the coverage so far, there’s still very little photo and video available yet that conveys just how bad it’s getting. There’s going to be another wave of horror once people start seeing these scenes with their own eyes.
Millions of masks were said to have been shipped. Very good to see that volume of equipment out there, but there are hospitals in badly affected places that still have scant supplies. 2/x
The wave begins to arrive at a Queens hospital, and it's horrifying.
An Elmhurst Hospital emergency doc says “Leaders tell us that everything is going to be fine... from my perspective, everything is not fine.” (As she contemplates her last 5 ventilators) video. An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital "said employees such as obstetrician-gynecologists and radiologists have been called to work in emergency wards." this is why i suggested researching home birth a week ago
Never heard of this before: With ventilators in short supply, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the city’s largest systems, has begun using one machine to help multiple patients at a time #SARSCoV2 #COVID19
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital
a devastating story and a horrific situation for health workers, patients, and their loved ones
#oncoalert ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital Across city, hospitals beginning to confront harrowing surge in cases like overwhelmed China, Italy and other countries
I live three blocks from Elmhurst Hospital. Tonight at 7pm, windows on my block opened & people applauded the doctors, nurses and other health care providers on the frontline of this war. It was beautiful. And a sign that people get what's happening.
So we finally agree that every weekend of Chicago gang violence has likewise been an apocalypse?
But this is the reality
"A refrigerated truck has been stationed outside to hold the bodies of the dead." This is America.
Breathtaking details in this story about a hospital in NYC: A refrigerated truck has been stationed outside to hold the bodies of the dead ... “It’s apocalyptic,” said Dr. Bray, 27, a general medicine resident at the hospital.
This was both predicted and avoidable
“All of the more than 1,800 intensive care units in the city are expected to be full by Friday” The death counts you see “due to coronavirus” will only be some fraction of the deaths caused by this calamity.
This is exactly the sort of shock that I just discussed with ⁦⁩. American people not getting its head around the cliff on which we walk. ⁦⁩ is necessarily trying to project calm and hope. Task force the risk. Balance.
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital
Can you spot why economists aren't typically invited to dinner parties, or, if they are, they typically aren't invited back? v
"Workers at several hospitals, including the Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, said employees such as obstetrician-gynecologists and radiologists have been called to work in emergency wards."
"Queens accounts for 32% of NYCs confirmed..cases, more than any other borough & far more than its share of the city’s population..fewer hospitals..Elmhurst is 1 of 3 major hospitals..in part explains why it is busy in normal times and even busier now"
Nearest hospital to my apartment in Queens.
Listen to that NYC doctor speaking about the #COVID19 situation at her hospital. No words...😢
Every detail here breaks your heart.
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital "All of the more than 1,800 intensive care units in New York City are expected to be full by Friday." #COVID2019
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital
Hospitals in the city are facing the kind of harrowing increases in cases that overwhelmed health care systems in China and Italy
_ 13 is is a tragedy, but likely just the tip of iceberg • In Italy 10 days ago: “On Monday alone, more than 300 people died.”
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital
“All of the more than 1,800 intensive care units in NY city are expected to be full by Friday, according to a Federal Emergency Management Agency briefing. Patients could stay for weeks, limiting space for newly sickened people.” #COVID2019 #NewYork
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital
On Wednesday morning, New York City reported 16,788 confirmed cases and 199 deaths - The New York Times
At some hospitals in NYC, radiologists have been called to work in emergency wards and we haven’t even reached the peak yet. #COVID19 #nyccoronavirus
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital
13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital - The New York Times
A look inside Elhurst Hospital in NYC
“It’s apocalyptic,” said Dr. Bray, 27, a general medicine resident at the hospital.
"I don't really care if I get in trouble for speaking to the media. I want people to know that this is bad. People are dying. We don't have the tools that we need."