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A New Jersey family tried everything they could to save their father and sister, but faced protective equipment shortages and grim hospital conditions.
The Guardian and KHN release new figures Saturday showing the harsh toll that the pandemic is taking on the front-line health workers.
From cafeteria staff to doctors and nurses, hospital workers around the country report frustrating failures by management to notify them when they have been exposed to co-workers or patients known to be infected with COVID-19.
Kaiser Health News gives readers a chance to comment on a recent batch of stories.
Because high-end N95 masks are scarce, medical centers are using surgical masks that have been linked to considerably higher infection rates.
Former officials from the federal agency criticize OSHA for a slow and timid response to a “worker safety crisis of monstrous proportions” unfolding in hospitals, nursing homes.
Infection-report forms rarely indicate who is a health worker or whether they survived. States and hospitals tend to keep quiet, citing patient privacy.
Frank Gabrin knew the stakes of his job. What he found unsettling was having to reuse personal protective gear while caring for coronavirus patients.
The Guardian y Kaiser Health News están lanzando un nuevo proyecto, “Lost on the Frontline” (Perdidos en el Frente), para monitorear estos casos, y contar sus historias.