More than 40% of US adults skipped medical care since COVID-19

As of June 30, 40.9% of U.S. adults had delayed or avoided medical care due to concerns about COVID-19, according to a survey in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.Mark É. Czeisler, of the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health at Monash University in Australia, and colleagues analyzed 4,975 responses to a web-based survey administered to a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults from June 24 through June 30. They found that 31.5% of adults had avoided routine care and 12% had avoided urgent or emergency care due to COVID-19.Among those who eluded any type of medicalRead More

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