Stanford University & Scripps Research Translational Institute
We need health-care workers to care for the sick, even though their jobs carry the greatest risk of exposure. How do we keep them seeing patients rather than becoming patients? — Atul Gawande, The New Yorker, 3/31/20
Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at high risk of becoming infected with COVID-19, and many are already falling ill or dying. We need to understand what hospitals in countries with low rates of HCW infections did right, and what lessons can be brought to frontline HCWs in the United States.
Their success comes not just from the…
COVID-19 Infection Control Working Group at Stanford University & Scripps Research Translational Institute