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IJD® SYMPOSIUM
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 66  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 264-271

COVID-19 and healthcare worker: What we need to know


1 From the Consultant Dermatologist, Dermosphere Clinic, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Dermatology and STD, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Dermatology, North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospital, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Dermatology, KPC Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
5 Department of Internal Medicine, John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Correspondence Address:
Deepak Jakhar
Consultant Dermatologist, Dermosphere Clinic, New Delhi - 110 075
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijd.ijd_462_21

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COVID-19 pandemic has challenged and overwhelmed most healthcare institutions and healthcare workers, across the world. Despite being unprepared for this pandemic, frontline workers have worked relentlessly to provide the much-needed care to these patients. Doctors from different branches of medicine, including dermatologists, came forward and played a substantial role in mitigating the impact of this pandemic on the general population. Sadly, in the process, these healthcare workers faced many personal, social, psychological, economic, and health-related issues. The psychological burden and health-related issues received due attention in the main-stream news as well as scientific research papers. With most frontline workers isolated from their families, social media became the new platform to reduce the sense of isolation and share their anxiety, insomnia, and fatigue. This article is aimed at highlighting various challenges faced by healthcare workers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


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