India: Top court seeks work break for COVID frontline doctors
30 December 2020 | 9:00 am
The Supreme Court has called on the government to allow doctors at the coronavirus frontline to go on leave. Judges said doctors risk suffering a range of mental health issues under the strain of the pandemic.
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