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PPE unmasked: why health-care workers in Australia are inadequately protected against coronavirus

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Abstract


  • In Victoria, more than 1,100 health-care workers have now been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Some 11% of active cases are workers in the health-care sector.

    Health-care workers are reported to be among those fighting for life in Victorian intensive care units.

Publication Date


  • 2020

Citation


  • Dennis, A. & Whitelaw, J. L. (2020). PPE unmasked: why health-care workers in Australia are inadequately protected against coronavirus. The Conversation, 4 August 1-6.

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1089&context=asshpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/asshpapers/83

Number Of Pages


  • 5

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 6

Volume


  • 4 August

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • In Victoria, more than 1,100 health-care workers have now been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Some 11% of active cases are workers in the health-care sector.

    Health-care workers are reported to be among those fighting for life in Victorian intensive care units.

Publication Date


  • 2020

Citation


  • Dennis, A. & Whitelaw, J. L. (2020). PPE unmasked: why health-care workers in Australia are inadequately protected against coronavirus. The Conversation, 4 August 1-6.

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1089&context=asshpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/asshpapers/83

Number Of Pages


  • 5

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 6

Volume


  • 4 August

Place Of Publication


  • Australia