Doctor Shortage Will Keep Repeating Unless More Are Hired, Say Tired Docs
Millennium Post Delhi|January 20, 2022
Omicron: Spread among docs causing more to lose sleep, work extra
Rudrashis Kanjilal

GURUGRAM: Even as the current Covid-19 wave shows signs of curving down, a significant problem that the “Omicron” wave has brought to the fore is the acute shortage of doctors at government hospitals in the Capital — which has forced endless shifts and sleepless nights upon those attending to patients — and not just the ones on Covid duty.

While the speed of Omicron’s spread led to more than a thousand doctors testing positive for the virus in the city and having to be isolated, those still on duty have been working under extreme pressure with many of them saying that unless authorities take hiring doctors more seriously, such a situation would repeat itself wave after wave.

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