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

Author(s): Juhi Sharma, Divakar Sharma*

Journal Name: Coronaviruses
The World's First International Journal Dedicated to Coronaviruses

Volume 2 , Issue 11 , 2021


Article ID: e130921191470
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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. This focused review 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, SARSCoV- 2, coronavirus.

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VOLUME: 2
ISSUE: 11
Year: 2021
Published on: 16 February, 2021
Article ID: e130921191470
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/2666796702666210216143134

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