GUEST: Dr Qanta Ahmed, a pulmonologist at New York University’s Langone Medical Center.
In the United States, New York City continues to be the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic. Though cases and fatalities have decreased in recent days – the outbreak continues to take a heavy toll on the city’s medical professionals, patients, and their loved ones.
With shortages of supplies, equipment, and personnel – hospitals and medical centers are still struggling to handle the volume of critically ill.
As the outbreak shows no immediate end in sight, what do front line workers need to continue this crucial battle against the virus? And how can they ensure safety – and dignity – for themselves and the patients they serve.
Our guest knows first hand what it’s like to be on the front lines of the Coronavirus pandemic. Dr Qanta Ahmed is a pulmonologist at New York University’s Langone Medical Center. She joined us from just outside the treatment center in New York City.