We just received some devasting news. In addition to all the lives lost to the COVID-19 virus, another shocking statistic that is starting to increase are the number of people taking there lives in suicide due to the overwhelming stress of everything.

And unfortunately, those who are on the front lines are not immune to this. With the shocking news that top NYC ER doctor Lorna Breen has taken her life.

Lorna Breen, chair of the emergency medicine department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died of self-inflicted injuries Sunday after being transported to UVA Hospital in Charlottesville, police said.

Breen’s father, Philip C. Breen, told the New York Times that she had described coronavirus patients flooding her hospital and sometimes dying before they could be removed from the ambulances. She had no history of mental illness but seemed detached before she died, the Times reported.

“She tried to do her job, and it killed her,” Breen told the newspaper.

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