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COVID-19 Healthcare Worker Safety.    Back to OpEd Page

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1.  Turley J. ND nurses reject policy allowing COVID-positive medical workers to stay on job, call for mask mandate. Grand Forks Herald. Nov. 11, 2020.  
2.  Darnell T. U.S. faces another shortage of PPE, including masks, as virus surges. Atlanta Journal Constitution. Nov. 6, 2020.
3.  British Medical Journal. High rate of symptomless COVID-19 infection among grocery store workers: study. Medical X Press. Oct. 29, 2020.
4.  Shah ASV, Caldwell D, Reid M, et al. Risk of hospital admission with coronavirus disease 2019 in healthcare workers and their households: nationwide linkage cohort study. BMJ 2020; 371 doi: (Published 28 October 2020)
5.  Grijalva CG, Rolfes MA, Zhu Y. et al. Transmission of SARS-COV-2 Infections in Households — Tennessee and Wisconsin, April–September 2020. MMWR. Nov. 6, 2020. 
6.  National Nurses Condemn Statements by Trump, Meadows To Dismiss Covid-19 Deaths, Downplay Toll of Pandemic . Press Release. Oct. 25, 2020.
7.  CDC COVID Data Tracker. Cases & Deaths among Healthcare Personnel. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nov. 13, 2020.
8.  Hanage WP. Testa C. Chin JT. Et al. COVID-19: US federal accountability for entry, spread, and inequities—lessons for the future. European Journal of Epidemiology. Nov. 2, 2020.
9.  Childers R. ‘I don’t want to feel unsafe at work.’ UK union presses for COVID-related benefits. Lexington Herald Leader. Nov. 12, 2020.
10.  Vaes AW. Et al. Care Dependency in Non-Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19. Journal of Clinical Medicine. Sept. 12, 2020.