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Coronaviruses

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ISSN (Print): 2666-7967
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Review Article (Mini-Review)

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

Author(s): Juhi Sharma and Divakar Sharma*

Volume 2 , Issue 11 , 2021

Published on: 16 February, 2021

Article ID: e130921191470 Pages: 5

DOI: 10.2174/2666796702666210216143134

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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