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NYC Emergency Room Physician Who Treated Coronavirus Patients Dies By Suicide

"She tried to do her job and it killed her," Dr. Lorna Breen's father said of the 49-year-old doctor, who contracted the coronavirus. His daughter was a hero, Dr. Philip Breen says.

As the COVID-19 pandemic besieged New York City, Dr. Lorna Breen was on the front lines, striving to slow the onslaught of critically ill patients that have made the city the center of the outbreak in the U.S.

Breen continued her work at New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital as medical director of

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