“In my daily clinical activity, I feel that a large part of the Portuguese population is feeling insecure about the future, fearful and uncertain about this real threat of the pandemic. And the fear of being infected, the fear of friends, the fear of going out and the fear of dying has become widespread.”
The author is Mário Pinto, a researcher from CINTESIS – Center for Health Technology and Services Research, in an article published in the newspaper Diário de Notícias.
The medical doctor also warns about the seriousness of the situation in health services, with difficulties in the care of very ill non-COVID19 patients.
Read more (in Portuguese).