Health workers are working to save life, but they have been betrayed by the government inadequate response. Lack of self-knowledge that are involved in an entirely virtous endeavour.
They are bound to face psychological problems. Some health workers might take their lives because of decisions they had to make, unrelenting grief and humillation from the authorties who failed them.
They face a lot of problem taking care and having quality time with their family.
The breach of personal ethical code at the heart of the outbreak can inflict lasting behavioural, emotional and psychological damage.
The feeling of guilt, anxiety and despair, flashback, social isolation and suicidal thoughts.
As the frontliner the fight against Covid-19 is similar to battefield medicine and unrelenting encounters with patients, environment of high personal risk, unseen enemy, physical and mental, fatigue and unending accumulation of the dead.
Working long shifts with little break and sleep.
Lack of adequate materials to work with deciding who gets ventilator and who gets saved first.