The coronavirus pandemic’s long-term impact on healthcare systems | COVID-19 Special

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    Even as many parts of the world start to open up again, front line workers are struggling to cope with the silent toll of the COVID-19 pandemic – burnout.

    From academic research centers to scientific journals, health workers and scientists fighting the pandemic say they are hitting a wall. Some health-care workers have already thrown in the towel and taken up a completely different job. For the doctors and nurses who can soldier on, there’s still a lot of work. There may be light at the end of the tunnel, but the crisis isn’t over.

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