For medical professionals across the U.S., going to work during the coronavirus pandemic can be a frightening task that few have signed up for. Just ask Michelle Gonzalez, an Intensive Care Unit nurse at New York’s Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, who worries daily about catching COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. “I come home from work and I’m naked in the hallway. I put all my clothes in a bag and don’t touch anything because, no matter what the hospital is telling us, we know we have to take it off carefully and roll the clothes away from you when you’re taking it off,” Gonzalez told CBS MoneyWatch. “It’s another level of discomfort. Nobody is thinking of us.”New York City is now an epidemiological hot zone, with about 60% of all new cases in the country coming out of the metro New York area. The virus has killed more than 200 people in New York state, 131 of them in New York City. More than 62,000 cases have been reported in the U.S., and more than 800 people have died from the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University. Standards set by medical associations call for any worker testing


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