COVID-19 in Karnataka: Shortage of PPE kits, unequal distribution of resources put health workers in line of fire
Doctors at St John's Medical College and Hospital is the lack of safety gear-- PPE kits, the fear of running out of N95 masks and gloves and the disproportionate distribution of the kits, masks and gloves by the government.
COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Healthcare workers resolute despite risks, but incidents of stigmatisation remain a worry
Doctors in Tamil Nadu said people they interact with are generally cooperative. However, there have been instances of doctors being denied rental accommodation and being forced out of hostels.
'Won't betray Hippocratic oath': In the face of deficient PPE kits, spike in cases, Punjab doctors put up tough fight against coronavirus
Doctors in Punjab say that apart from testing their endurance, PPE kits, if faulty, pose a grave danger of exposure. Returning home amid a lack of accommodation facility at GMCH Amritsar also causes worries about their families' safety
In Pune's COVID-19 hospitals, doctors rely on team work and humour to rise above fears, battle virus in sweltering conditions
With Pune witnessing a rising number of coronavirus cases, doctors at various hospitals dealing with the disease have had to battle with their apprehensions and respond to the call of duty.
For Mumbai doctors at centre of fight against coronavirus, donning PPEs for long hours is an unprecedented ordeal
The high number of cases in Mumbai means that overstretched doctors have to wear extremely uncomfortable PPEs for long periods of time.
At Hyderabad COVID-19 hospital, off-roll cleaners, security guards work without protective equipment as admin shifts blame to contractors
At a state government-run hospital in Hyderabad, many non-clinical hospital staffers say they are woefully unprotected.
Coronavirus Outbreak: As West Bengal catches up on testing, medical community bears the brunt of an ailing healthcare system
As the coronavirus sweeps through West Bengal, one of the largest states with the lowest rates of tests being conducted, Firstpost speaks to the healthcare workers in Bengal about their experiences, difficulties, and concerns.
In Indore's COVID-19 hospital, patients help lighten the mood, motivate health workers to keep up fight against coronavirus
The COVID-19 ward in Indore's SAIMS hospital has taken efforts to create an alternate family – for the doctors as well as the patients – in order to help allay the fear that hangs uneasily over it
Tackling COVID-19 in Kerala: Hailed by patients and shunned by society, hospital staff recounts working on front-line
What pains the people who treat, take care of the patients besides fetching food for patients, clean up their rooms and dispose of the waste is the treatment they are meted outside the hospital.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Despite personal loss, Assam hospital cleaner stays put in quarantine; doctors, nurses spend time reading, watching shows
Quarantine is definitely more screentime albeit on the consumers' end. Be it the mobile phone or the television, perhaps both are the best tools to be exploited to the core when in quarantine.