Dr. Melanie Malloy remembers a time when a 21-year-old patient experiencing nausea and vomiting could be exhibiting symptoms of appendicitis, gastritis or another malady.

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But in today’s medical landscape, that moment is pretty far gone.

“Now everybody, everywhere is a suspect for COVID,” said the attending physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in Brooklyn.

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Dr. Malloy documents what working inside of a hospital located in the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic is like and offers a glimpse into a day’s work fighting COVID-19 in the video above.

Jessica Moulite is a Video Producer for The Root. She loves telling stories people often times can't tell themselves—and Oprah. She's probably watching Black 90s reruns.

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