The new coronavirus is causing many medical professionals to experience an increased level of anxiety.
Recently a nurse who was asked to care for Coronavirus patients, quit her job in fear of the virus and did so on Instagram Live!
The nurse who is named Melissa, is a 31-year-old mother of five children. She also is a breast cancer survivor, and may have a weakened immune system.
Melissa explained to people on IG live, "I was sent to a Coronavirus floor [of the hospital]. They know that I have kids at home, who I cannot send away."
Melissa then breaks down in tears, "[My manager] is evil. She knows my [breast cancer survivor] health history. She knows that my kids don't have anywhere to go to."
Melissa then quits her job on Live. She says, "I'm done, I'm leaving."
MTO News reached out to the hospital where Melissa works for comment. We have not received any response.
"I'm glad that I can do this job and can be there for people in a time of crisis, but at the same time, it's impossible to ignore the danger that I put my whole family in because I do this job," a New Jersey doctor said.
"One of my first concerns when I knew this was happening...was that if I was going to be in the ER taking care of patients, I couldn't be in the same house as my child," another doctor said.