25 Viral Images That Capture The Faces Of Doctors And Nurses On The Front Lines

Healthcare workers are proving themselves to be the absolute saints they are as they spend a mind-boggling number of hours running around without proper protective equipment, wearing the same masks for so many hours that they end up with deep marks on their faces around their exhausted eyes. Photo evidence of this is spreading online as the number of cases and the number of deaths continue to skyrocket around the globe.

These workers, battling on the front lines of the pandemic, have spend some of their precious downtime begging people to donate masks and other supplies, urging everyone to practice social distancing, and worrying about when, not if, they will fall ill.

To cope with the extreme shortage of masks, healthcare workers have been reduced to using bandanas and scarves to cover their faces while they work — something that is almost certainly ineffective in protecting against such a contagious virus.

“It’s unacceptable that we’re sending medical professionals like lambs to the slaughterhouse without giving anything to protect themselves,” said Dr. Marianne Hamra. “Bandanas and scarves? C’mon CDC — that’s completely ridiculous.”

If that doesn’t convince people to finally donate all those masks they’re hoarding, maybe a long list of photos of exhausted humans fighting every day to keep people alive will:

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Už nemůžem. Nespíme, nejíme, na záchodě jsem nebyla ani nepamatuju. Telefon zvoní prakticky nepřetržitě.Jasně, jako...

Posted by Pavla Kovaříková on Monday, March 16, 2020

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Non amo i selfie.Ieri, però, questa foto me la sono scattata. Dopo 13 ore in Terapia Intensiva, dopo essermi tolto...

Posted by Nicola Sgarbi on Saturday, March 14, 2020

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My battle scars.Life as a front line during this period ain’t easy, to be honest it sucks. You kiss your love ones...

Posted by Benjamin Ong on Saturday, February 8, 2020

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This is an anesthesiologist, Dr. John Henao, who is running out of PPE (personal protective equipment) at his hospital....

Posted by Lisa Miller Delport on Thursday, March 19, 2020

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Caldo, afa .... sensazione di respiro corto, goccioline di sudore che cadono dal viso, un viso che senti sciogliere...

Posted by Martina Benedetti on Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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