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[Therese Raphael] COVID is traumatizing our doctors and nurses
[Therese Raphael] COVID is traumatizing our doctors and nurses
ViewpointsJan 25, 2021
Hand it to human beings. We have repeatedly defied predictions that we will buckle under the extreme pressure of adverse events. Time and again, whether it was during the eight-month blitz in World War II, or after 9/11, people have proved remarkably resilient in the face of adversity. Will it be the same with this pandemic? On aggregate, probably yes. Most people have experienced, or know someone who has experienced, mental stress as a result of pandemic-related circumstances. But once they a