Protecting Health Care Workers' Lives

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Health-care workers now comprise one in 10 known Ontario COVID-19 cases. Do they feel as protected as possible while executing their work? How can Canada ensure the safety of those fighting this disease on the frontlines? The Agenda discusses the immediate and future need to protect health-care workers with Dr. Sohail Gandhi, president of the Ontario Medical Association; and Doris Grinspun, CEO of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario.
Episode:
Protecting Health-Care Workers; Science and Imagination
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Health
Aired:
Apr 08, 2020
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