The news spread quickly when Dr. Lorna Breene, medical director of the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died by suicide last month.
Dr. Breene had been on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic and had contracted COVID-19. She'd recovered enough to return to work before being sent home by the hospital to recuperate. She took her own life while staying with family in Virginia.
Dr. Breene's father said she'd described an "onslaught of patients who were dying...
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