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Doctor’s Wrote Heartbreaking Message For Her Children If She Dies Fighting Coronavirus



A surgeon from New York City on the frontline of the battle against coronavirus decided to pen a heartbreaking message for her children in case she died as a result of the disease.

Dr. Cornelia Griggs shared a photo of herself wearing a regular face mask, makeshift protective equipment covering her head, and an open-neck medical gown with the message.

Twitter/ @CorneliaLG

Twitter/ @CorneliaLG

She wrote in her Twitter post, “My babies are too young to read this now. And they’d barely recognize me in my gear. But if they lose me to COVID I want them to know Mommy tried really hard to do her job.”

She ended her post with the hashtag #GetMePPE which is a trending tag that medical professionals are using to demand proper protective clothing from the government so they can battle the COVID-19. Because as we know, all people their only hope is the doctors who they are racing against time to fight the current pandemic

Twitter/ @CorneliaLG

At the time of writing, the tweer has attracted over 120,8 k retweets, and almost 621k likes.

In this period, many of the necessary equipment is running out from N95 masks to hazmat suits and ventilators to help patients with breathing problems. Doctors are making the sacrifices of not going home and isolating themselves from family to keep them safe.

Griggs, back in 2018, Boston.

Twitter/ @CorneliaLG

What Griggs was wearing is in start contrast to what Chinese doctors had to wear when they were combating Covid-19.

Healthcare and biomedical engineering company Medtronic is sharing its portable ventilator design specifications and code for free to all. Because Tesla CEO Elon Musk had discussions with the company about the automaker’s potential plans to build ventilator hardware in order to address the COVID-19 crisis.

Griggs’ message attracted plenty of positive comments, and she has been thanking everyone for their love and support.

Twitter/ @CorneliaLG

Cornelia Griggs’s Children

Twitter/ @CorneliaLG

One user writes: “Your post choked me up. God bless you and protect you. I hope you receive the PPEs needed. Thank you for your work. Your children will be proud of you and may you live a long life and feel it! Thank you!”

While another added: “Earlier, children used a cape to think of themselves as superheroes. The children of the future will wear PPEs to show themselves as superheroes. That’s a superhero outfit.”

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