Nearly every patient was on a ventilator. Some were in their 80s, some in their 30s. Medical workers were falling fast and had to be resourceful — “the alternative,” one said, “is death.”
April 7, 2020
Brooklyn hospital treating coronavirus patients is ‘like something out of the Twilight Zone’
At the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City, doctors treating coronavirus patients say it's not just older people who are in critical condition and nurses say they still don't have proper protective gear. As of April 2, 27 COVID-19 patients have died at the hospital.
April 3, 2020
'We Can Get Through' Coronavirus Fight 'If Citizens Can Rally,' Doctor Says
The idea of a team rallying together in the face of the pandemic is something Dr. Sylvie de Souza has also experienced as chair of emergency department at Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City. De Souza, 55, tells People that she and her colleagues came together during a particularly stressful day for a moment of peace.
March 26, 2020
‘We're in Disaster Mode’: Courage Inside a Brooklyn Hospital Confronting Coronavirus: New York Times Feature
Test kits and protective gear have been in short supply, doctors are falling sick, and every day gets more difficult. But the staff keeps showing up.
March 17, 2020
The Latest on COVID-19/Coronavirus
The Brooklyn Hospital Center is committed to providing the highest quality of healthcare and wellness to not only our patients within our doors, but also to all members of our community. We are working closely with local, state and federal public health agencies, as well as collaboratively with our colleagues at other area hospitals to ensure that The Brooklyn Hospital Center is prepared.