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600 doctors say lockdown worse than the virus?

According to a report on Fox News, over 600 doctors have sent a letter to US President Donald Trump encouraging him to end the lock down because of the damaging medical, social, mental and economic consequences that will potentially be far worse than the disease. In the letter, the group cited: The social fallout: “The millions of casualties of a continued shutdown will be hiding in plain sight, but they will be called alcoholism, homelessness, suicide, heart attack, stroke, or kidney failure. In youths it will be called financial instability, unemployment, despair, drug addiction, unplanned pregnancies, poverty, and abuse. The medical fallout: “There are all these patients out there not showing up to emergency departments. The volume in the emergency department is incredibly low. Maybe 60 percent of what it usually is. And this is across the nation. Everybody’s had the same experience, excluding the New York metropolitan area. Actually, it’s quite empty. I got a letter just this last week that we are firing 50 percent of our technicians.”    “These include 150,000 Americans per month who would …