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Coronavirus: high risk of infection for doctors and nurses


More than 200 caregivers infected at the Strasbourg University Hospital, 500 at the AP-HP in the Paris region, hospital staff are already very affected by the epidemic.

Whether liberal or hospital, health personnel are at the forefront of the Covid-19 pandemic. In the past week, five doctors have died from an infection with this coronavirus.

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I received my first five FFP2 masks on Monday. Five masks, out of the ten announced, that will make me the week. What a delay to protect our fellow citizens! Perhaps the four colleagues who died in the past few hours would not have been contaminated if these masks had been distributed earlier, "said Dr. Pierre-Jean Ternamian, radiologist and president of the Regional Union of Health Professionals. (URPS) of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Meaningful, this accusation firstly points to the lack of anticipation that the authorities have shown to protect medical personnel.

Insufficient equipment

A lack of equipment in the Liberals which also applies to the hospital, where these same masks - prey to theft - are rationed. It is thus not uncommon that in the same building, some

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