Medical workers around the world have put themselves at risk treating coronavirus patients and yet face violence, cybercrime and other dangers because of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
Medical workers around the world have put themselves at risk treating coronavirus patients and yet face violence, cybercrime and other dangers because of the pandemic. Photo: AFP

Health care workers face threat of violence, along with dangers of treating Covid-19 patients

  • Virus misinformation, fear leads to physical abuse and threats against medical workers around the world
  • Criminals take advantage of the pandemic to launch cyberattacks on hospitals and the World Health Organisation

Medical workers around the world have put themselves at risk treating coronavirus patients and yet face violence, cybercrime and other dangers because of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
Medical workers around the world have put themselves at risk treating coronavirus patients and yet face violence, cybercrime and other dangers because of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
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