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Health care workers face rise in threats and verbal abuse

A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finds a rise in threats and verbal abuse aimed at health care workers since the start of the pandemic. The harassment is linked to high levels of anxiety, depression and burnout.

NPR’s Pien Huang reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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