Coronavirus could cause 28 million cancelled surgeries globally: Study (Hindustan Times)

Hindustan Times: Coronavirus could cause 28 million cancelled surgeries globally: Study. “Some 28.4 million planned surgeries could be cancelled or postponed globally due to the new coronavirus pandemic, according to new research warning that huge backlogs risk ‘potentially devastating’ consequences for patients and health systems. The study, published this week in the British Journal of Surgery, modelled the expected number of elective operations that would be put on hold in 190 countries during a 12-week peak of COVID-19 disruption.”