Doctors face six-fold higher risk of severe coronavirus

The findings from a UK study reinforce the need for healthcare workers to have adequate health and safety arrangements and PPE provisions

Doctors face a six-fold higher risk of developing serious COVID-19 than those with non-essential jobs, a UK study shows.

Researchers linked data on more than 120,000 Britons in the UK Biobank study with COVID-19 test results to examine how infection affected essential workers, including those in the healthcare sector.