An ambulance in Japan transports a Diamond Princess cruise passenger infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPAAn ambulance in Japan transports a Diamond Princess cruise passenger infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA
An ambulance in Japan transports a Diamond Princess cruise passenger infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA

Medical staff in Japan harassed for carrying ‘germs’ after tending to coronavirus patients

  • Frontline health workers have reported being shunned by their own bosses and colleagues, and their children have been told to stay away from school
  • The abuse of workers who have risked their lives to save others is a breach of human rights, the Japanese Association for Disaster Medicine says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An ambulance in Japan transports a Diamond Princess cruise passenger infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPAAn ambulance in Japan transports a Diamond Princess cruise passenger infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA
An ambulance in Japan transports a Diamond Princess cruise passenger infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA
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