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Maryland has thus far seen two dozen deaths and around 2,000 cases — capacity isn’t yet stretched, but could soon beMaryland has thus far seen two dozen deaths and around 2,000 cases — capacity isn’t yet stretched, but could soon be (AFP Photo/Rob Carr)

Washington (AFP) – Doctor Daniel Brenner has had a busy week in the emergency department of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, seeing dozens of presumed COVID-19 patients.

As Maryland and other parts of the United States brace for the kind of surges seen in New York and Louisiana, AFP spoke to the fourth-year resident to gain insight into what medical professionals are learning about the disease in real time.

– Hard choices –

Maryland has thus far seen two