Medical workers are celebrated, but their mental health suffers

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Medical workers have been celebrated as heroes for their commitment to treating desperately ill coronavirus patients. But the heroes are hurting, badly. Even as applause to honor them swells nightly from city windows, and cookies and thank-you notes arrive at hospitals, the doctors, nurses and emergency responders on the frontlines of a pandemic they cannot control are battling a crushing sense of inadequacy and anxiety.

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