The disease spreads so fast and is so poorly understood that doctors and researchers are sharing their findings on Twitter and Facebook, not medical journals
They’re not full-fledged physicians, but they’ve been learning important skills that can take the pressure off credentialed M.D.s
The psychosocial repercussions of this crisis could make the tragedy even worse
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