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17 April 2020

HSRC in joint venture to investigate COVID-19 impact on health workers

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, would conduct a on the effect of COVID-19 on health workers.

Health workers are on the frontline of the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic  and  many had been infected by the virus. “With this in mind, the HSRC and UKZN’s School of Medicine would try to understand how the virus is affecting South African health workers, both physically and emotionally,” Professor Priscilla Reddy, the lead researcher said.

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