May 26th, 2020 | Uncategorized

Fear Of Coronavirus Has Reportedly Caused Some Patients To Forego Needed Medical Care

The New York Times (5/25) reports, “In a world seeded with anxiety, fear is gripping not just people who are ill with the coronavirus but those in urgent need of other medical care.” While “the number of Covid cases declines in many places, patients with cancer, heart disease and strokes, among others, are delaying or forgoing critical procedures that could keep them alive.” Furthermore, “as the virus reignites in pockets of the country, people are ignoring symptoms altogether, afraid to set foot in emergency rooms or even doctors’ offices.”