The COVID-19 Surge Is Causing Burnout & Staffing Shortages Among Nurses Nationwide
On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing record high COVID-19 cases in the US and the toll it’s taking on frontline healthcare workers. More than 2,100 health care workers in the US have died from the virus. According to a recent survey from National Nurses United, many nurses say they still don’t have the PPE they need and are increasingly anxious and stressed about the surge of cases and safety at work. What is the Biden/Harris administration’s plan for healthcare workers?
Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding, epidemiologist, health economist, and senior fellow at the Federation of Scientists
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