Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 23rd, 2005
"Recent experiences with severe acute respiratory syndrome and the U.S. smallpox vaccination program have demonstrated the vulnerability of healthcare workers to occupationally acquired infectious diseases. However, despite acknowledgment of risk, the occupational death rate for healthcare workers is unknown," scientists in the United States report.
"In contrast, the death rate for other professions with occupational risk, such as police officer or firefighter, has been well defined," said Kent A. Sepkowitz and Leon Eisenberg at...
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