WHO chief brands corruption around virus safety gear ‘murder’ | AFP

Corruption around medical safety gear is tantamount to “murder”, by depriving health workers treating COVID-19 patients of the protection they need, the World Health Organization chief says. “If health workers work without PPE (personal protective equipment) they are risking their lives, and that also risks the lives of the people they serve,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells reporters. SOUNDBITE

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