Will COVID-19 shorten the careers of some health care providers?

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Valley News - Health
MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Across the country, COVID-19 has taken a toll, both physical and mental, on health professionals, and it’s not just limited to doctors and nurses who work in hospitals. Even in private doctor’s offices, dental offices and other facilities, health workers face risks to both their mental and physical health. Now the situation is raising questions about whether the pandemic could be the impetus for some people to flee the profession because of the excessive physical and mental tension. “There are dental hygienists who are quitting their jobs because of concerns about the blood and saliva that can be sprayed about during procedures,” Dr. Cathy Hung, an oral surgeon and author of “Pulling Wisdom: Filling Gaps of Cross-Cultural Communication for Healthc
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