New York (CNN)At Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in New York, the ICU is at capacity, patient beds line the hallways of the emergency department, and the morgue is overflowing.Covid-19, Dr. Arabia Mollette said, has turned the Brooklyn-based hospital into “a war zone.” “A medical war zone,” Mollette, an emergency room physician at Brookdale Hospital, told CNN. “Every day I come, what I see on a daily basis, is pain, despair, suffering and health care disparities.”This is the reality for many hospitals across New York, which has become the epicenter of the American coronavirus outbreak. As of Sunday evening, there are more than 59,000 confirmed cases in the state, and at least 965 deaths in the state, according to CNN’s tally of US cases.Brookdale Hospital granted CNN rare access on Sunday to view health care workers’ fight against Covid-19. The hospital is located in Brownsville, one of the poorest neighborhoods in New York City. The Brooklyn borough is one of the hardest hit by the virus, according to city data. Hospital staffers said they want people to understand how dire the situation is for health care workers, and how the hospital needs more federal resources and help from the public

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