Health workers

  • India seeks health worker database for possible COVID-19 vaccination
    MUMBAI/BHUBANESWAR, October 23 (Reuters): India is urgently preparing a database of all government and private health personnel to quickly vaccinate them against the novel coronavirus once it is safe to do so, health authorities said on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to provide any successful vaccine to each of India's 1.3 billion people, but frontline health workers would be the first to get the shots. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is aiming to
  • Mexico has world's most health worker deaths from pandemic - Amnesty International
    MEXICO CITY, September 4 (Reuters): More health workers have died from the coronavirus in Mexico than any other country on the planet, Amnesty International said on Thursday, highlighting the high toll the pandemic was taking on frontline medical staff around the globe. At least 7,000 health workers around the world have died after becoming infected with the coronavirus, including 1,320 in Mexico, Amnesty said. Other countries with high mortality rates include United States,
  • Dimapur DC cautions against obstruction of health workers
    DIMAPUR, AUGUST 3 (MExN): The Dimapur Deputy Commissioner has cautioned any individual or organization against issuing unwarranted directives/statements obstructing entry of healthcare workers into their wards and colonies after performing their duties. In an order, the Dimapur DC said that support and cooperation is required from all ends in the fight against COVID-19. It cautioned that issuing such unwarranted directives/statements which infringes on individual rights and in violatio
  • Black masks, white roses as Spain honours its COVID-19 victims
    MADRID, July 16 (Reuters): Wearing black face masks, Spanish and foreign dignitaries paid tribute to the victims of the coronavirus pandemic and the health workers combating it in a ceremony on Thursday led by King Felipe VI.   Many of the roughly 400 guests outside the Royal Palace in Madrid, including relatives of some of the more than 28,000 victims of the disease in one of Europe's worst-hit countries, laid white roses on a black pedestal surrounding a bowl of b