Covid 19 coronavirus: Spain's virus surge hits mental health of front-line workers - News Summed Up

Covid 19 coronavirus: Spain's virus surge hits mental health of front-line workers


Study released found half of the health care workers in Spain were at high risk of suffering from mental health disorders after the peak in April. A Covid-19 patient receives critical treatment in the ICU of the Hospital del Mar, in Spain. Spanish health care workers are far from the only ones to have suffered psychologically from the pandemic. The most affected group of health care workers, according to the study, were nurse's aides and nurses, who are overwhelmingly women and often immigrants. "If we want to be cared for adequately, we also need to take care of the health care workers, who have suffered and are still suffering," he said.


Source: New Zealand Herald January 24, 2021 09:22 UTC



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