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[Coronavirus] PIL filed in Supreme Court addressing the risk posed to the health and safety of medical personnel

The petition filed by the United Nurses Association seeks formulation of a National Management Protocol for tackling the effects of COVID-19 on health care professionals.

Aishwarya Iyer

A writ petition has been filed before the Supreme Court of India by the United Nurses Association (UNA) to address the serious concerns relating to imminent and extreme risks posed to the health and safety of medical personnel in India, amidst the currently persisting and ever escalating spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The petition filed through Advocate Biju P Raman states that health care workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection.

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