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“I’m a practitioner on the firing line, and I don’t have the tools to properly care for patients today," warned Manhattan physician Matt McCarthy.“I’m a practitioner on the firing line, and I don’t have the tools to properly care for patients today," warned Manhattan physician Matt McCarthy.

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Dr. Matt McCarthy, an infectious diseases specialist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, told MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle that he was concerned with the small numberDr. Matt McCarthy, an infectious diseases specialist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, told MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle that he was concerned with the small number of coronavirus tests that have bee

Specialist: Lack Of Coronavirus Testing a National Scandal

“Only 32 #coronavirus test made in New York State! @DrMattMcCarthy :”I still have to call the Department of Health and make my case plead to test people! There are 88 cases in USA. There are gonna be hundreds by middle of week! And thousands by next week!” https://t.co/fllTimOcOU”

Tancredi Palmeri on Twitter: "Only 32 #coronavirus test made in New York State! @DrMattMcCarthy :”I still have to call the Department of Health and make my case plead to test people! There are 88 cases in USA. There are gonna be hundreds by middle of week! And thousands by next week!” https://t.co/fllTimOcOU"

“Today’s word: mitigation. Now that #coronavirus containment has failed, we must implement policies that mitigate its effect in our communities (closing schools, preparing hospitals, quarantines). Expect substantial disruptions to daily life in America.”

Matt McCarthy on Twitter: "Today’s word: mitigation. Now that #coronavirus containment has failed, we must implement policies that mitigate its effect in our communities (closing schools, preparing hospitals, quarantines). Expect substantial disruptions to daily life in America."

“Coronavirus testing will be the big story this week. My team is working on a different problem: testing healthcare workers. Crucial to prevent nosocomial transmission & protect our workforce. Who will take care of my patients when I contract this virus?”

Matt McCarthy on Twitter: "Coronavirus testing will be the big story this week. My team is working on a different problem: testing healthcare workers. Crucial to prevent nosocomial transmission & protect our workforce. Who will take care of my patients when I contract this virus?"

A New York City doctor says he has to “plead” with the health department to test people for coronavirus.The Manhattan woman who tested positive after returning from Iran is only the 32nd test done in the state, says Dr. Matt McCarthy.

NYC doctor has to 'plead' with health department to test for coronavirus

An emergency room doctor who works at New York-Presbyterian Hospital ripped into the Trump administration on Monday for being woefully behind in its preparations for dealing with coronavirus. During an appearance on CNBC, Dr. Matthew McCarthy said that he and his colleagues at NY-Presbyterian do not have the proper tools to quickly diagnose patients with […]

‘A national scandal’: NY doctor crushes Trump administration for being way behind on coronavirus preparation – Raw Story

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons. Dr. Matt McCarthy, an assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell and the author of Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic, thinks the United States needs to step up its coronavirus testing game. In an appearance Monday on CNBC's Squawk Box, McCarthy cited the fact that only 32 people in New York state have been tested, calling the limited testing in the U.S. "a national scandal." The lack of tests for #coronavirus is a “national scandal,” says @DrMattMcCarthy pic.twitter.com/4Fh7pCIFQR — Squawk Box (@SquawkCNBC) March 2, 2020 McCarthy, who practices at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, expects the number of cases in the U.S. to increase quickly in the next couple of weeks, but he said hospitals are "hamstrung" because they don't have access to the diagnostic test kits they need. In contrast, he said, other countries are making it look easy. "They are testing 10,000 a day in some countries, and we can't get this off the ground," McCarthy said. Tim O'Donnell

Superbug expert calls lack of coronavirus tests a 'national scandal'

Images posted online show a table published on the CDC's website had, as of Sunday night, a row showing the number of people screened. By Monday that information was no longer available.Images posted online show a table published on the CDC's website had, as of Sunday night, a row showing the number of people screened. By Monday that information was no longer available.

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