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Healthcare workers and coronavirus: behind the stiff upper lip we are highly vulnerable

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Wingfield, Tom ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8433-6887 and Taegtmeyer, Miriam ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5377-2536 (2020) 'Healthcare workers and coronavirus: behind the stiff upper lip we are highly vulnerable'. https://theconversation.com/uk.

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Abstract

Much has already been written about the effect of COVID-19 on vulnerable groups, including older people and those with underlying health conditions. Yet there is another vulnerable group that is rarely mentioned in this pandemic: healthcare workers.

Although the exact numbers are not yet clear, thousands of healthcare workers worldwide have caught COVID-19 and many have lost their lives.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W General Medicine. Health Professions > W 21.5 Allied health personnel. Allied health professions
W General Medicine. Health Professions > W 21 Medicine as a profession.
WA Public Health > WA 105 Epidemiology
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > General Virus Diseases > WC 500 Virus diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > Viral Respiratory Tract Infections. Respirovirus Infections > WC 505 Viral respiratory tract infections
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
Clinical Sciences & International Health > International Public Health Department
Depositing User: Stacy Murtagh
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2020 14:35
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2020 13:26
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/14162

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