Women health workers were at risk of depression as they battled Covid-19 in the early days of the health crisis in China, according to research conducted at the time. Photo: XinhuaWomen health workers were at risk of depression as they battled Covid-19 in the early days of the health crisis in China, according to research conducted at the time. Photo: Xinhua
Women health workers were at risk of depression as they battled Covid-19 in the early days of the health crisis in China, according to research conducted at the time. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: Wuhan’s women health workers battled depression and fear at height of outbreak, study shows

  • Fearing for the health and safety of their families and themselves, one in 10 workers at Tongji Hospital considered leaving the profession, research finds
  • Poll of 5,000 employees found that anxiety levels were higher in those who had been at the hospital for 10 years or more

Topic |   Health in China
Women health workers were at risk of depression as they battled Covid-19 in the early days of the health crisis in China, according to research conducted at the time. Photo: XinhuaWomen health workers were at risk of depression as they battled Covid-19 in the early days of the health crisis in China, according to research conducted at the time. Photo: Xinhua
Women health workers were at risk of depression as they battled Covid-19 in the early days of the health crisis in China, according to research conducted at the time. Photo: Xinhua
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