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Treating Covid-19: The toll on France’s medical workers

By France24
02 May 2020   |   9:00 am
Being on the frontline, France's medical staff are feeling the full physical and psychological impact of the crisis response to Covid-19. In a bid to help the helpers, most hospitals now offer much-needed support in various forms. But the crisis doesn’t end at the hospital gates, and frontliners are also witnessing the effects on their private lives. We see how this pandemic is affecting their children. Plus, amid the exceptional measures taken to deal with the sudden influx of patients, French authorities promptly called on medical and nursing students for backup. We speak to one of them.

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