COVID-19: a text message sent to the whole city of New York



New York City has sent a text message to all its citizens asking for the help of health professionals to fight the pandemic.

New York City is taking the big step. New Yorkers have received a call to volunteers on their cell phones for health care professionals to assist hospitals if necessary.

Mayssa Ferah Mayssa Ferah

La Presse

“New York City is inviting all health care workers to come and help out the busy hospitals that need it.” “Can we read in the text message sent across the city.

This message invites professionals in good standing of the medical community to go to a site to volunteer, so that they are ready to help hospitals if necessary.

Friday evening, we counted 941 people who died of coronavirus in New York City. The United States today recorded more than 122 confirmed cases of the disease, as the country is set to become the epicenter of the pandemic.

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