Shortage of personal protective equipment endangering health workers worldwide

Date: 
May, 2020

119 health workers died in England. There is a growing criticism that the government is unable to provide adequate protective equipment to healthcare workers.

Spain

The situation in Spain is not very different. 50 thousand healthcare workers were caught in the country.

This figure is 1 in 5 of the total number of cases.

Germany

More than 20,000 healthcare workers were caught in coronavirus in Germany.
While 19 thousand 100 healthcare workers were defeating the virus, 61 died.

Similar situations are experienced in the USA, Italy and Russia, which are the countries most affected by the epidemic.

Thousands of healthcare workers became infected due to the lack of protective equipment, dozens died.

In many countries, healthcare providers react to management on the grounds that they work under insufficient equipment and improper conditions.

Source: TRT HABER