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3 UK nurses forced to wear trash bags during gear shortage get coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Three British nurses who were photographed wearing trash bags because of the desperate shortage of emergency gear have now all tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a report. Photos of the trio in the makeshift protective garb sparked outrage in the UK - similar to The Post's exclusive revelation of identical desperate measures needed...
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Three nurses in the UK forced to wear trash bags instead of real protective gear have tested positive for the coronavirus

Three nurses in the UK forced to wear trash bags instead of real protective gear have tested positive for the coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Three UK nurses forced to wear bin bags because of a lack of protective equipment for front-line medical workers during the coronavirus crisis have tested positive for the illness, according to The Telegraph.
The nurses, who work at a hospital in northwest London, were pictured wearing trash bags on their heads and feet.
Associations of British medics and nurses say that their members' health is being placed in danger because of the lack of protective equipment.
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