The CDC recently said lower-grade surgical masks are “an acceptable alternative” to N95 masks, but critics say their use is almost certainly fueling illness among front-line health workers.
“Lost on the Frontline”, a Guardian and Kaiser Health News collaboration, aims to document the lives of health care workers in the U.S. who die from COVID-19.
My first day in the ER was unlike anything I’d ever witnessed: a mix of a TV show like “Grey’s Anatomy” and something out of a triage tent in a war movie.
Health workers say they’re exhausted and burning out from the stress of treating a stream of critically ill patients in an overstretched health care system.
The complaints from Washington also show the increasing sense of fear, frustration and powerlessness many nurses and other medical workers feel as COVID-19 pummels the health care system.
Anticipating a shortage of medical personnel to treat the influx of sick patients, officials put out a call for retired doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to work.
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