COVID pandemic, lockdowns cause surge in other serious illnesses

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
June 24 2022 - 7:30pm

Serious illnesses like heart and kidney disease, diabetes and mental illness have got worse because much treatment became impossible during lockdowns, according to doctors who specialise in chronic conditions.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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