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Coronavirus: Russian Hospital Staff ‘working Without Masks’

Coronavirus: Russian Hospital Staff 'working Without Masks'

 

As coronavirus spreads more widely in Russia’s provinces, hospitals – often old and ill-equipped – have become infection “hot spots”. The number of medical workers getting sick, and dying, is growing.

President Putin admitted that there was a shortage of PPE and ordered an increase in production. But even now, many Russian healthcare staff are scared to complain publicly about having to work without proper protection.

 

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