Fearing COVID-19, some Americans avoid hospitals during emergencies


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With the spread of COVID-19, admissions of infected patients into the hospitals have been on the rise.

Some hospitals are noticing a significant decline in other kinds of emergencies being admitted into their facilities.

Physicians are noticing that many people are holding off their hospital visits, even in some cases of emergencies, out of fear of contracting the virus inside medical facilities.

Medical professionals say, avoiding hospitals when needed could create a variety of complications both for the patients and others.