Prevention and Management of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among the Health Care Workers

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Author(s): Juhi Sharma, Divakar Sharma*

Journal Name: Coronaviruses
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Abstract:

COVID-19 is currently threatening the globe. SARS-CoV-2 is the cause of COVID-19, which spreads via droplets/airborne and direct contact. Health care workers (HCWs) are the frontline workers, which are directly involved in taking care of patients affected by COVID-19. HCWs are at a higher risk of infection during the caring of COVID-19 patients. In this focused review, we have highlighted the higher risk for COVID-19 infection among health care professionals during close contact with patients and their preventive management in COVID-19 pandemic.

Keywords: COVID-19, Health Care Workers (HCWs), Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs), Violence on HCWs

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(E-pub Ahead of Print)
DOI: 10.2174/2666796702666210216143134