"We are totally desperate and can only protest. We are then told that we cannot even do it. That they will shut our mouths. " This Pakistani caregiver recounts a situation deplored all over the world: poorly protected, poorly remunerated, stigmatized, not always supported by the authorities, the caregivers are suffering and have suffered the brunt of the coronavirus crisis. A situation painted by Amnesty International in a dark report published Monday on "flaws in the protection of health workers and essential workers during the Covid-19 pandemic" .
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First, a figure that is cold in the back: at least 3000 health workers have died of the disease or its consequences, according to a count made by Amnesty International in 73 countries until June 5. A minimum figure, as the data are fragmented. In an interactive map available on the internet, the countries where official figures are available are counted on the fingers
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