‘I’ve never been so stressed’: Health-care workers in COVID-19 battle face PTSD, mental health issues

Front-line workers have higher risk of symptoms of depression, anxiety, study says

Dr. Andrea Alfonso is an anesthesiologist at a private hospital in Milan, Italy’s second-most populous city. Each day, he drives to work on near-empty streets in a country grappling with at least 69,000 COVID-19 cases and more than 6,800 deaths.