Health care workers struggle with stress of battling pandemic
One of the effects of the coronavirus is that the crisis is worsening among who are battling the .
The world lost a frontline soldier in the battle against COVID-19. Dr. Lorna Breen, 49, a New York hospital medical director, became yet another casualty when she took her own life Sunday. Colleagues described her on social media as “a true friend and a compassionate warrior” and “a great emergency physician, great person and great friend.”
Dr. Ayman Fanous, the head of psychiatry for SUNY Downstate Medical Center, fears for other health care workers. “These workers have seen more death than they’ve ever seen in their entire careers,” Fanous told CBS News.
Fanous has seen a dramatic increase in the number of doctors and nurses seeking support therapy.
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[Source: CBS News]