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Covid-19 drives Europe patients to virtual doctors

Telemedicine has had a slow start in Europe, but demand is now growing, consultations are now more routine

With hospitals struggling to cope with the virus, patients are turning to video consultations and European governments are setting aside reservations about the risks of such services to ease regulations.


THE new coronavirus that is forcing lockdowns and roiling economies is spurring a silent revolution in the field of telemedicine.

As Covid-19 spreads across Europe, leaving new patients in its wake, the fear of infection and a saturated health-care system are driving large...

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