Doctor says 'knock-on effects' of pandemic chaos could be deadlier than virus

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Apr 02, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area
Doctor says 'knock-on effects' of pandemic chaos could be deadlier than virus

The disruption being wrought on Israeli healthcare by the coronavirus crisis could kill more people than the disease itself, a leading doctor has claimed.

The warning by Anthony Luder, director of the Pediatric Department at Ziv Medical Center in Safed, came as an influential think tank raised alarm bells that the “collateral” effect of the coronavirus crisis could lead to more deaths than the virus, and after a minister said he was worried about people taking their own lives.

Full Story (The Times of Israel)


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