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Stroke Patients Delay Treatment for Fear of COVID-19

July 9, 2020
The number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 continues to increase and amid concerns about the illness, many stroke patients are delaying treatment, impacting both survival and recovery rates.

Barrow neurosurgeon, Felipe C. Albuquerque, MD, took part in a campaign by “Get Ahead of Stroke” to remind patients that hospitals take precautions to prevent COVID-19 but delaying stroke treatment can have deadly consequences. Read the full story here.