Healthcare workers are still coming under attack during the coronavirus pandemic

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Release date: 28/4/2020

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Despite the praise of much of society, healthcare workers have experienced several forms of violence in the COVID-19 response, which have combined to create a uniquely challenging experience. We examine this violence around the world, and highlight the need for specific monitoring of these attacks and their effects on healthcare workers and their patients. 

Media contributions

TitleHealthcare workers are still coming under attack during the coronavirus pandemic
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Conversation
Media typeWeb
Duration/Length/Sizeapproximately 870 words
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date28/04/20
DescriptionDespite the praise of much of society, healthcare workers have experienced several forms of violence in the COVID-19 response, which have combined to create a uniquely challenging experience. We examine this violence around the world, and highlight the need for specific monitoring of these attacks and their effects on healthcare workers and patients.
URLhttps://theconversation.com/healthcare-workers-are-still-coming-under-attack-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic-136573
PersonsSophie Roborgh, Larissa Fast