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The unseen health toll of COVID-19

May 29, 2020 by Kimberly Drake

Imagine for a moment a cancer patient undergoing chemotherapy, or a heart patient in need of bypass surgery. In both cases, timely treatment is critical to ensure the best possible outcome. 

Now imagine these same patients in a global pandemic scenario, told by their health care providers they may have to wait to receive care. Or, if they can continue treatments, refusing to do so out of fear that they may become infected with the coronavirus if they enter a health care facility. 

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