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How Do COVID-19 Fears Affect People Living With HIV?

An AIDS doctor and researcher in Minnesota says his patients living with HIV are “anxious” and “scared” about contracting COVID-19, the potentially fatal respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. “We’re writing prescriptions at a higher frequency for anxiety-related symptoms and for sleeping and that sort of thing,” said Timothy Schacker, MD, adding that as… Read More »

Doctors avoiding work with coronavirus patients due to compensation fears if they die

Hundreds of doctors are avoiding working extra hours in the NHS’s coronavirus battle because they’ve lost death-in-service benefits amid pensions row and freelance contracts A survey by the Doctors’ Association UK (DAUK) highlighted doctors’ fears 350 medics said they were less willing to work in high-risk areas amid crisis They have concerns their families will… Read More »