By Elise M.V. Wong (Director of Communications & Research, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety)
44% of patients have delayed or avoided doctor’s visits because of COVID-19. This percentage is even higher among those diagnosed with cardiovascular disease or respiratory illness — two groups with an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 and of facing serious complications if medical care is delayed.
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This is quite alarming. Seniors should always get the medical care they need, but I totally understand the fear caused by this pandemic. I just wish it goes away soon.