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My Husband Died of Covid-19 — And the President Allowed It to Happen

A loving doctor, husband, father, and grandfather was lost. I won’t let his death be in vain.

Two hundred thousand is an unfathomable number — a numbing number — but there is real human pain behind it.

I was married to Jay Galst for 47 years and 10 months until he died needlessly this spring. Until mid-March, he was still working at his Manhattan ophthalmology practice, seeing his patients whom he cared deeply about. As he…




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Joann Galst

Joann Galst

Joann Paley Galst, Ph.D. is a cognitive behavioral psychologist in clinical practice in New York City. She became a widow unnecessarily in April of 2020.

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