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How Taiwan's nurses protect themselves against COVID-19

2021/01/21 08:00

Taiwan went through an entire year of the COVID-19 pandemic without any doctors being infected with the virus, until Jan. 12, when a doctor who treats COVID-19 patients was confirmed as having contracted the disease. Since then, a few other doctors and nurses have also been infected. These cases have raised concerns about whether the precautionary measures at Taiwan's hospitals are enough to protect frontline workers in the battle against COVID-19. To understand the risks and difficulties hospital workers face and how they protect themselves, CNA recently visited a dedicated COVID-19 ward at National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH).

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