A nurse comforts a colleague as they change shifts on March 13 at hospital in Cremona, in northern Italy. More than 100 health care workers in the country have died while serving on the front lines against Covid-19. Photo: AFP A nurse comforts a colleague as they change shifts on March 13 at hospital in Cremona, in northern Italy. More than 100 health care workers in the country have died while serving on the front lines against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
A nurse comforts a colleague as they change shifts on March 13 at hospital in Cremona, in northern Italy. More than 100 health care workers in the country have died while serving on the front lines against Covid-19. Photo: AFP

Letters | Coronavirus is killing medical workers, they need more than applause

  • Health care workers and other essential service providers should not be expected to risk their lives due to a lack of protective gear

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A nurse comforts a colleague as they change shifts on March 13 at hospital in Cremona, in northern Italy. More than 100 health care workers in the country have died while serving on the front lines against Covid-19. Photo: AFP A nurse comforts a colleague as they change shifts on March 13 at hospital in Cremona, in northern Italy. More than 100 health care workers in the country have died while serving on the front lines against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
A nurse comforts a colleague as they change shifts on March 13 at hospital in Cremona, in northern Italy. More than 100 health care workers in the country have died while serving on the front lines against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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