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Are we doing enough to safeguard health workers about the COVID-19 frontline?

Are my goggles properly? It is the question that worries emergency medication doctor Marco Garrone every single moment.

Simple pieces of protective equipment are all that stand between frontline health workers and vulnerability to COVID-19.

“We are fearful. We’ve got the fear of becoming polluted,” Dr. Garrone explained on a rare day off from work in a Turin hospital.

“I sew my eyeglasses, my keys, my smartphone. I get home, I tell my children to not hug me have a shower.”

They account for one-in-seven Instances of COVID-19 in Spain. Tragically, at least 36 physicians have died thus far in Italy.

“They move away, they shout, and they return” explained Dr. Julio Mayol, summing up the mood among his team.

The quicker the virus spreads the larger the threat that our associations will fall under the strain – and healthcare teams will be made to work in more dangerous conditions. Social press has been bombarded with physicians and nurses agreeing with the people to comply with the lockdowns, to block the spread of this virus and purchase them vital moment.

“The dilemma is that you walk around as you are young and you aren’t likely to find a lousy illness. But two weeks after you see that your grandfather or your grandmother at the ICU on a ventilator,” Dr Mayol said.

“So it is not about me, it is about us. This is an issue for society and we must react as a society, but not only as humans,” he added.

However, for those who are not listening – countless others are going the telephone.

Istayhomefor has trended across the world as individuals explained why they had been self-isolating.

And for all those still questioning if they will need to stick to the principles, Dr. Garrone had just one message.

Stay home.