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 an award-winning Video Producer at The Root passionate about dismantling unjust societal power structures and all things Black culture. She's also probably watching “Living Single.”

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I hate to say this because I really hate conspiracy bullshit, but I am seeing some news reports from reputable news services, directly from nurses and doctors, that Covid cases are being under-reported.

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