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Dr. Lorna Breen Did See Somthing that she could Not Stomach

Nurse Nicole Sirotek begs for help saving people who are being killed by hospital workers.  She talked about patients being terrified when emergency workers enter the room this is at least against the law.    


Scribe: N. Tru Bass


By now I'm sure you are aware of the New York City Emergency room doctor who committed suicide after herself being a recovered victim of COVID-19. The 49 year old who was the medical director of the emergency department was disturbed about what she had seen as it relates to patients in her emergency room and the deadly virus that has shut down the world markets.

The emergency room is a place where blood and guts is common place. We depend on these people to be able to work through our physical issues at our worse. And over the course of time they do see our worse and work through it with grace and skill. To become the director of that department suggests that Dr. Lorna Breen was especially good in grace under fire situations. The 49 year old discussed with her father what he described as "devastating scenes the coronavirus took on patients."

She headed the emergency department at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and New York Presbyterian, in a written statement the institution said. "Words cannot convey the sense of loss we feel today," the hospital statement said. "Dr. Breen is a hero who brought the highest ideals of medicine to the challenging front lines of the emergency department. Our focus today is to provide support to her family, friends, and colleagues as they cope with this news during what is already an extraordinarily difficult time."

She was with her family, on Sunday 26 April 2020 when a call for medical assistance was received. The Charlottesville emergency workers reportedly took her to the University of Virginia Medical Center for treatment where she later succumbed to self-inflicted injuries. Dr. Breen herself fell victim to COVID-19, like a warrior she took a week and a half off to recover and returned to the front lines in NYC.

Her father Dr. Philip C. Breen said of her, “She tried to do her job, and it killed her.” He has been vocal about his daughter being remembered as a hero.

These are extraordinary times and the emergency workers, health workers, police and others are indeed on the front lines of a horrid pandemic that has dug its roots in here in the United States must be appreciated. But, inquiring minds are demanding to know, what could a seasoned , tenured physical doctor have seen to push her to these lengths.


What did Dr. Lorna Breen See?

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