“I’m okay. Don’t tell Mom and Dad. They’ll worry,” a nurse wrote to his sister. He just died, becoming one of the first medical workers in NYC to succumb to coronavirus.
Kious Kelly, a 48-year-old assistant nurse manager at Mount Sinai West, may have been the first NYC nurse to die from the virus. Angry co-workers blame a lack of protective gear. "I'm okay. Don't tell Mom and Dad. They'll worry," he wrote to his sister.
A nurse at Mount Sinai West hospital in Manhattan, who colleagues said advocated for protections for medical workers, died of the coronavirus
A N.Y. Nurse Dies. Angry Co-Workers Blame a Lack of Protective Gear.
We offer our deepest condolences to the families of #nurses who have paid the ultimate price as a result of this pandemic. It’s critical that we continue to fight for appropriate protective equipment to stop these avoidable tragedies. #GetMePPE
A nurse at a NYC hospital has died from #COVID19. Medical staff are wearing *garbage bags* as personal protection from this highly contagious virus, & Trump says governors are exaggerating their needs?! Compare to Chinese medical PPE on the left👇 #DPANow
“I’m okay. Don’t tell Mom and Dad. They’ll worry,” he wrote to his sister. He may be the first nurse in New York City to die from the coronavirus.
RIP: N.Y. Nurse Dies. Angry Co-Workers Blame a Lack of Protective Gear. - The New York Times
A N.Y. Nurse Dies. Angry Co-Workers Blame a Lack of Protective Gear.
“I’m okay. Don’t tell Mom and Dad. They’ll worry,” Kious Kelly, a Manhattan nurse, texted his sister. In less than a week, he was dead. He may have been the first New York City nurse to die from the coronavirus.
Having the right available masks is literally life and death issues for health care workers Discussions about large supplies being available in the country do not tell us whether the hospitals and HCWs that need it most are getting it 4/x
“He had tested positive for the coronavirus & was on a ventilator in the intensive care unit. He told her he could text but not talk. ‘I’m okay. Don’t tell Mom and Dad. They’ll worry,’ he wrote to his sister... That was his last message.”
Sickened by these losses. Shattered by our failure. Invoke the Defense Production Act now and get these heroes the protection they need.
Listen to the nurses.
via I could barely read through this - I am so angry & sad. ##PPENow ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
A healthy 48-year-old nurse dies of #Covid19 at a NYC hospital where protective gear is so short that some staff wear garbage bags for protection. We would never send soldiers to battle without guns; how can we send nurses into battle without even PPE?
“I’m okay. Don’t tell Mom and Dad. They’ll worry" - A New York City Nurse Dies. Angry Co-Workers Blame a Lack of Protective Gear, by via #PPE #COVID19
A N.Y. Nurse Dies. Angry Co-Workers Blame a Lack of Protective Gear.
“I’m okay. Don’t tell Mom and Dad. They’ll worry,” he wrote to his sister, Marya Patrice Sherron. That was his last message. A terrible, moving story from
Too many health care workers are at risk Many grieve the loss of Kious Kelly. His dedication to the sick cost him his life. There are others & will be more. Their solidarity w the ill ought inspire a #TransformationalSolidarity to protect them, & US all.
A N.Y. Nurse Dies. Angry Co-Workers Blame a Lack of Protective Gear.
Update. Many of us were HORRIFIED by her statement today. She said there are no equipment shortages at any US hospital. This is a Trumpian lie. I’ve met her/respect her enormously but this lie is just sickening. People are dying due to equipment shortages.
A NYC nurse dies; angry co-workers blame a lack of protective gear. “We know we can’t have a service anytime soon, but we want him home,” Ms. Sherron, his sister, said. “He died alone. We want him home now.”
Devastating. Via . A N.Y. Nurse Dies. Angry Co-Workers Blame a Lack of Protective Gear.
A N.Y. Nurse Dies. Angry Co-Workers Blame a Lack of Protective Gear.