18 December 2020

"If it only saves one life"

Which... obviously it isn't...
Millions of people missed out on potentially life-saving scans when non-Covid-19 NHS services almost ground to a halt this year, analysis shows.

In England, at least 4.4 million fewer scans were performed between April and September this year compared to the same period in 2019.
"The disruption to daily life due to the COVID-19 pandemic has hit those with substance use disorder hard," said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield.

There were more than 81,000 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. in the year leading up to May 2020.