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‘Global concerns for healthcare workers’ mental well-being’

‘Global concerns for healthcare workers’ mental well-being’

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Though they are at the frontline of tackling diseases outbreak, their exposure to not only physical risks but psychological trauma put health workers in serious jeopardy. Indeed, a new study has shown high rates of depression and anxiety among healthcare workers that treats patients suffering from COVID-19. The study published in the Journal of American Medical Association, quantified the risks of the healthworkers to be in serious jeopardy. It found out that protecting healthcare workers is an important component of public health measures for addressing the COVID-19 epidemic.The report maintained that special interventions to promote mental wellbeing of the workers exposed to the pandemic need to be immediately implemented; with women, nurses, and frontline workers requiring parti...