A LOVING husband held up a sign outside a hospital thanking medics for saving his wife's life during the coronavirus pandemic.
The unidentified man stood outside a window of the Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey, with his right hand over his heart, tears in his eyes, and his left hand holding up a heart-warming note.
Photographed outside a large window of the emergency department, on what appears to be a raining day, the man's sign read: "Thank you all in emergency for saving my wife's life I love you all."
His kind words come as the coronavirus pandemic takes the United States by storm – infecting more than 674,000 people and leaving more than 1000 dead.
Registered Nurse Allison Swendsen took the original photo and shared it through Instagram and Twitter.
On Instagram, she wrote: "In triage the other day, I heard a knock on the window… this is what I saw.
"This man knew he couldn't come in but wanted to show some gratitude."
Allison recalled the man having "tears pouring down his face" as she took the photo.
When she stepped outside to ask him how he was, he replied: "Great. She is going home today. You are all amazing."
Hospitals all across America have been restricting visitors to help limit the spread of the potentially fatal illness, COVID-19.
As of Sunday, hospital visitors will be unable to go inside the Morristown Medical center until further notice.
The Senior Public Relations Manager at the NJ medical center, Karen Zatorski, told the Daily Record: "We don't know who the man is, we don't know who his wife is.
"The nurses happened to be there and took his picture. What's beautiful is that's all we know."
A nurse in the center's emergency department, Paige Vander Vliet, shared the touching photo with her sister-in-law, Shay Vander Vilet, who uploaded the image to Facebook.
Paige told the Daily Record: "This picture brought us all to tears.
"It's amazing to see not only the ER staff but all the floors coming together during this challenging time.
'We couldn't do this without nurses, techs, residents, doctors, secretaries, registrars [and] housekeeping."
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