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Protecting the Care Givers: As the Coronavirus Toll Rises, So Do Concerns About Health-Care Workers’ Safety

When the novel coronavirus hit California, Jamille Cabacungan, a registered nurse at UCSF Medical Center, rushed to sign up as a volunteer to treat infected patients. She hesitated to answer, however, when asked about her preparation for that job. The hospital is providing the necessary gear, she said, and more heightened training for some nurses. […]