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  Nissan 22, 5780 , 16/04/20

Epidemic leads to drop in people seeking vital health services

A document that was presented to the National Security Council reveals that due to the coronavirus epidemic, there has been a sharp decline in the number of people seeking vital health care services.

Kan News reports that the document details a delay in diagnosis of potentially lethal infections, a drop of around 30% in people seeking treatment at emergency rooms, a drop of 60% in outpatient referrals, and a drop of 40% of those referred to inpatient treatment.

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