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Coronavirus nurse describes ‘heartbreaking’ job. Health worker Yao said hospital staff are not allowed to eat, rest or use the toilet during their 10-hour shifts.

Coronavirus nurse describes ‘heartbreaking’ job. Health worker Yao said hospital staff are not allowed to eat, rest or use the toilet during their 10-hour shifts.

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3 comments

  1. That’s such a horrible policy. They’re just asking for slip ups and mistakes.

    >Before the outbreak, Yao had planned to travel to Guangzhou to spend Chinese New Year with her family.
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    >Her child and mother travelled ahead of her, but when the epidemic broke out, Yao decided to volunteer in Xiangyang instead.
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    >”It’s true that we all live one life, but there was just this strong voice inside me saying ‘you must go,'” she told the BBC.

    This part shook me up a little. Imagine looking forward to spending time with your family for the holidays and then having to cut those plans short to put your life on the line.

  2. That is misery. Which sadly is the for medical workers in many countries.

  3. Sounds like a regular hospital shift for us except it is 12.5 -13.5 hours because of report.

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