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Hospitals in New York City, which has become the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, are starting to show signs of being overwhelmed, with significant shortfalls of equipment and supplies amid an avalanche of seriously ill patients in recent days.

This is what doctors and other healthcare workers are telling local media and posting on the social networks with warnings to the authorities, who admit that the Big Apple is not prepared to deal with the sheer numbers of patients who are arriving at medical centers even while authorities scramble to set up more hospital beds and find more equipment and personnel.