“This Isn’t About You”: NY Doctors’ Response to COVID

New York, accounting for almost half of COVID-19 cases in the United States, has been hit incredibly hard by the current pandemic. Reports of makeshift trailer morgues and doctors having to re-use personal protective equipment have given people around the world a look into just how dire the situation is for many healthcare workers.

I talked to my cousins, Shyamal Majithia and Richa Sharma—doctors working in New York hospitals during this time—about everything from how the White House’s slow response has affected doctors, to their reaction to the mass ‘freedom’ protests against stay-home orders.

Take a look here:

Author: Alysha Summerville

Alysha is currently a sophomore in high school, and this is her first year as a reporter for The Eye. Alysha was born in London, and this is her eleventh year at SAS. Her interests include music, politics, and watching TikToks as a legitimate form of entertainment. You can reach her at summervill41051@sas.edu.sg.

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