“A ‘casualty of the war’: ER doctor, 49, on coronavirus duty in New York kills herself in Virginia”

“Family members of a prominent Manhattan emergency room doctor who died by suicide in Charlottesville say she was exhausted by her hospital’s battle with the coronavirus pandemic and her own bout with the disease.

Dr. Lorna Breen, 49, the medical director of the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died from self-inflicted injuries Sunday at the University of Virginia Medical Center. She had been recuperating at her sister’s Charlottesville home.”

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