Coronavirus Diary (7): You Heard It Here First

Suleman Khawaja, MD, Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey:

I need to decompress a bit. Work today marked the transition to a war zone. And the difference between the combatants and the politicians who sent us to battle while watching from a safe distance has become stark.

–Policy of Truth, March 18

Mariel Padilla, Express Desk, New York Times:

‘It Feels Like a War Zone’: Doctors and Nurses Plead for Masks on Social Media

As supplies have dwindled, doctors and nurses have improvised ways to make their stock last. Now they’re urging leaders to help.

The New York Times, March 19