Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Whistleblower24

hospitals

A rare look inside hospitals battling coronavirus

It is not easy to report the COVID-19 story from the front lines. Doctors and nurses working in intensive care units are so busy they barely have time to take a bathroom break, let alone talk with reporters about what they are seeing. Because outside visitors are not allowed inside hospitals right now, camera crews cannot…

A rare look inside hospitals battling coronavirus

It is not easy to report the COVID-19 story from the front lines. Doctors and nurses working in intensive care units are so busy they barely have time to take a bathroom break, let alone talk with reporters about what they are seeing. Because outside visitors are not allowed inside hospitals right now, camera crews cannot document what it looks like when an ICU is full of patients on ventilators. Reporters, too, must take care that they do not contract the virus themselves and spread it to their families.Doctors on the front lines describe surge in coronavirus patientsThis is especially true in New York, which is now the coronavirus epicenter in a country with more confirmed cases of COVID-19 than anywhere in the world. But this week on 60 Minutes, correspondent Scott Pelley gets a rare look inside several New York hospitals through the eyes of frontline medical staff working there.  In the video above, 60 Minutes producer Maria Gavrilovic, who produced this week’s piece along with Alex Ortiz, explained how they did it.

The 60 Minutes team relied, in part, on the help of hospital staff who, with the consent of their hospitals, filmed their colleagues at work. “I think that they want the public to know what’s happening inside, not just because they want to share their stories,” Gavrilovic said, “but also to help teach the public why they need to take this disease seriously, and the precautions that the government and others have put in place seriously.”To watch Scott Pelley’s 60 Minutes report “The Epicenter,” click here.The video above was produced by Will Croxton and Brit McCandless Farmer. It was edited by Will Croxton. 

© 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Read More

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

You May Also Like

Board

With the outlook of the 2019-2020 academic year unclear because of the coronavirus pandemic, College Board announced in April that they would plan an...

Turkish-Russian

Live Watch CBSN Live Russian President Putin and Turkey's Erdogan meet Thursday to discuss the escalating fighting in Syria's Idlib province. The national police...

program

On top of the coronavirus pandemic, the world may see a global humanitarian catastrophe, including famine in three dozen countries — potentially the most serious...

challenges

Coronavirus Updates Lives To Remember Texas Abortion Stimulus Checks Coronavirus Task Force Paycheck Protection Program Tyler Perry Interview Cuomo Briefing Kindness 101 News US...

Copyright © 2020 ZoxPress Theme. Theme by MVP Themes, powered by WordPress.