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“I am now relying on the personal donations of my friends and family.” — NYC emergency room physician Dr. Calvin Sun on obtaining personal protective equipment amid coronavirus pandemic

“I am now relying on the personal donations of my friends and family.” — NYC emergency room physician Dr. Calvin Sun on obtaining personal protective equipment amid coronavirus pandemic

“I am now relying on the personal donations of my friends and family.” — NYC emergency room physician Dr. Calvin Sun on obtaining personal protective equipment amid coronavirus pandemic

“I had to rescue a patient that went into cardiac arrest in the waiting room because they were waiting outside too long.” -Dr. Calvin Sun on fight to treat COVID-19 patients in New York

“Courage can’t exist in the absence of fear,” emergency medicine physician Dr. Calvin Sun says about managing emotions while in adverse circumstances at hospitals. “Fear is fear,” he adds. “It’s what you do with it. … If we stop going in, emergency rooms can’t function.”

"If they're saying that the apex is coming and this is the worst week ever, for us in the trenches, every day has been the apex, every week has been the worst week ever," Dr. Calvin Sun says.

NYC ER Dr. Calvin Sun: "Every emergency room is going through the exact same thing, but the hardest hit neighborhoods ... are the communities struggling with lower socioeconomic thresholds."

“Courage can’t exist in the absence of fear,” emergency medicine physician Dr. Calvin Sun tells @andersoncooper , on managing fear in averse circumstances at hospitals. “Fear is fear,” he adds. “It’s what you do with it… If we stop going in, emergency rooms can’t function.”

“I had to rescue a patient that went into cardiac arrest in the waiting room because they were waiting outside too long.” -Dr. Calvin Sun on fight to treat COVID-19 patients in New York

HEAT PODCAST: With resources scarce, US doctors must make a harrowing decision: Who lives and who dies? NYC Emergency Dr. Calvin Sun details the grave burden placed on healthcare workers during #Coronaviruspandemic  LISTEN:

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When Dr. Calvin Sun gets to his NYC apartment after treating critically ill coronavirus patients, he cleans his ski goggles and ski jacket and hangs them up to dry. The items are his personal protective equipment, improvised due to a shortage at hospitals.

EMS Dr. Calvin Sun says NYC hospitals are at capacity with some COVID-19 patients “waiting up to 80 hours for a bed.” “The emergency room is like a game of Tetris where stretchers are lined up in the hallways one to two feet away from us.”

When Dr. Calvin Sun gets to his NYC apartment after treating critically ill coronavirus patients, he cleans his ski goggles and ski jacket and hangs them up to dry. The items are his personal protective equipment, improvised due to a shortage at hospitals.

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