Lambs to the slaughter: location in New York’s clinics is coming to a head
Coronavirus outbreak in Germany: 397 people have already died, 54.212 are infected with the Coronavirus. Worldwide more than 500,000 cases were registered. Meanwhile, the US experienced with over 115.500 cases, most of the Corona cases worldwide. All the information about the Corona-crisis you will find in the News Ticker of FOCUS Online.
Measured in terms of the infection, the US numbers are now the hardest hit by the Coronavirus pandemic affected country in the world. More than 120,000 people have been infected already with the causative agent of Sars-Cov-2, more than 2100 people died. Particularly dramatic is the situation in the state of New York, especially in the densely populated capital of the same name.
Experts expect that the peak of infection wave in the East coast metropolis will only be in about three weeks reached. In order to give the employees in the health care relief, announced mayor Bill de Blasio, to mobilize reinforcements.
Many patients are left alone. "It is entsetzlich", the assistant doctor Andrew says. On suspicion of a Coronavirus infection, he is in a domestic quarantine. "It is not not not Tests, enough money, enough, enough protective material for people who haben" to do with this Situation;, he is criticized. This is "everyone in the hospital, this huge burden of the Virus exposed to ist".
Andrew emphasized that he was not a serious case. The people "at the Front" would not, however, adequately protected, laments he. "They are lambs to the slaughter. It is a criminal."
The government under US President Donald Trump makes Andrew fierce accusations. Those who work in the health sector, bring already "great Opfer", the assistant doctor says. "It is a shame that it’s come so far." The Central government in Washington have " in the crisis;unangemessen" traded. "More people will die."
In spite of the escalating Coronavirus crisis in the US, President Donald Trump dispensed with for the time being, on a far-reaching blockade of Hotspots like New York. "A quarantine is not sein" necessary;, Trump wrote on Saturday (local time) on Twitter, referring to the previously stated Considerations, to the particularly affected parts of the country under quarantine. Reuters/Evan Vucci/AP/dpa US President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus-stimulus package.