NY hospitals battle virus: “A catastrophe” Just hours after the president went on Fox News implying that New York doesn’t really need the 30,000 ventilators New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo requested, New York City’s mayor also took to the airwaves to insist that his city is, in fact, in dire need of them. “Here’s the reality in New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio told George Stephanopoulos on “Good Morning America.” “People are answering the call – healthcare workers, first responders – but we have to be real honest about where this is going. I can tell you, right now, we have enough supplies to get through this week and next week in our hospitals. That’s all I can guarantee you. And after that, unfortunately, we think this crisis is going to grow, through April into May. That’s the truth.”The mayor also spoke directly to President Trump’s insinuation that tens of thousands of ventilators “are just bigger” than cities like New York are going to need.  “When the president says the state of New York doesn’t need 30,000 ventilators,” De Blasio said. “With all due respect to him, he’s not looking at the facts of this astronomical growth of this


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