‘This gives you chills’: Californian paramedic on COVID-19 frontline | AFP

They are among the many heroes of the pandemic, working flat out to stave off the worst effects of the coronavirus. Seven frontline health workers around the world allowed AFPTV access to their workplaces and homes — from Brazil to Senegal to South Korea. They tell us about their lives, hopes and anxieties during the crisis, as they go about their life-saving jobs. In this video report we meet 61-year-old Yvonne Estrada who says she has never seen a crisis like this in her 25 years as a paramedic. “This gives you chills,” she says.

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