• Ru

    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.

    Help us spread their screenlife truth as we brace for the second wave.

    Screenlife / YouTube
    Cover image: Shutterstock

    Natia Gvazava

    More articles on this topic

    We and our partners use technology such as cookies on our site to personalize content and ads, provide social media features, and analyze our traffic. By continuing to browse the site, you accept the terms of use. Read the Privacy policy for more details