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
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

Topic |   World Health Organization
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
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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