Doctors call for 'zero deaths' for healthcare workers from COVID-19

More than 4600 have signed a letter, cowritten by psychiatric registrar Dr Benjamin Veness, demanding more PPE

Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt has backed the goal of “zero deaths” for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 crisis, demanded by doctors in a letter signed by thousands.   

Dr Benjamin Veness.
Dr Benjamin Veness.

More than 4600 healthcare workers have signed an open letter penned by two doctors, Sydney paediatric intensivist Dr Greg Kelly and Melbourne psychiatry registrar Dr