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Fear of Covid-19 leads other patients to decline critical treatment.

Hafner K. Fear of Covid leads other patients to decline critical treatment. New York Times. May 25, 2020.

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June 3, 2020
Hafner K. New York Times. 2020;May 25.

The uncertainties surrounding coronavirus transmission and treatment are causing patients with known conditions to forgo needed medical care. This article outlines how COVID-19 fear and anxiety are primary contributing factors in patient decisions to delay transplants and other necessary treatments.

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Hafner K. Fear of Covid leads other patients to decline critical treatment. New York Times. May 25, 2020.