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UCI doctor describes love, death and war during New York coronavirus fight

Orange County Register, April 27, 2020

April 27, 2020

UCI doctor describes love, death and war during New York coronavirus fight

The man had already spent two weeks on a ventilator at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, critically ill from COVID-19 and in a medically induced coma, when he and Dr. Sebastian Schubl met. Schubl, 43, a trauma and critical care surgeon at UCI Medical Center, saw a lot of patients during his recent week-long stint volunteering at the New York hospital — the same hospital where he started his career 15 years ago. But that one man on the ventilator made an impression.