These San Francisco doctors flew to New York to fight the coronavirus and they have a warning for us
Dr. Ethan Weiss making his way to New York in late April to treat Covid-19 patients.
Source: Dr. Ethan Weiss
When Dr. Ethan Weiss arrived in New York in late April, he started his first shift almost immediately.
Weiss is a cardiologist based in San Francisco, which has had relatively few hospitalizations related to Covid-19. He decided to help out with New York’s massive Covid-19 outbreak because he felt helpless sitting at home.
Weiss was just one of the doctors and nurses from University of California San Francisco’s hospital system who risked their lives by flying out to Manhattan. New York City has now reported more than 20,000 deaths. Another group headed to the Navajo Nation, another hotspot, which has reported more than 6,000 cases of coronavirus.
In total, about 40 doctors and nurses from UCSF across a variety of specialties flew out to Covid-19 …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]