Post-SARS: more protection needed for health care workers

Silversides, Ann
February 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p434
Academic Journal
The article reports on the need for more protection for health care workers after the trauma of the severe acute respiratory disease (SARS) in Canada. It is said that key priorities must include ensuring that health care workers feel valued and protected. According to Donald Low, the chief microbiologist at Mount Sinai Hospital who played an important role during the SARS outbreak, one of the most important decisions in public health will be who will head up the new agency.


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