Many people on the front lines of the national heath care crisis against Covid-19 are feeling frustrated — and ill — in the battle against the novel coronavirus.
Hundreds of medical workers across the country have fallen sick and hospitals face dire shortages of protective gear.
“We are slowly descending into chaos,” a trauma physician at Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital said.
The doctor’s colleagues who normally rely on literature, research and training are “flying blind” without instruments and building guidelines from the ground up, the physician said.
And when they’re done treating coronavirus patients in trauma, they head back to the ICU to treat more.