French doctors' unions sound alarm over intern suicides

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French doctors' unions have launched a campaign to highlight the mental stress of hospital interns amid the Covid-19 crisis, which have seen several young doctors commit suicide, as working hours during the pandemic have risen from the usual weekly 48 to 80.

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After a year working brutally long hours on the "Covid front-line", hospital interns in France are at breaking point, to the extent that some of them have even committed suicide according to a national union, reports FRANCE 24.