Scrolling the Pandemic: Silenced Frontliners
The COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected more than 300,000 people in New York City, is taking a toll on those who are essential to combat it. As the numbers of sick doctors and nursers increases due to the lack of PPE, so does the panic and fear for the healthcare system. After one doctor, Colleen Smith, whose video went viral, exposing the harsh reality at the Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, NY, she was quickly silenced by her bosses. Healthcare workers turn to social media to raise awareness, lobby for more supplies and build support during pandemic.
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