Published time: 13 May 2020
Authors: Victor J. Dzau, Darrell Kirch and Thomas Nasca
Keywords: Covid-19, depression, viral infections, public health, medical ethics
The Covid-19 pandemic, which had killed more than 60,000 Americans by May 1, has been compared with Pearl Harbor and September 11 — cataclysmic events that left indelible imprints on the U.S. national psyche. Like the volunteers who flooded into Manhattan after the World Trade Center attacks, the health care providers working on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic will be remembered by history as heroes.
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