A survey has found that health care workers face burnout and stress after their experiences in the pandemic. Many have been left disillusioned and are in need of urgent help themselves — and many others are leaving the profession.
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As India's health care system crumbles under the weight of the deadly second COVID wave, people have been taking to social media to amplify calls for help.
In hospitals and care homes, they care for others. But who helps the helpers cope with high numbers of deaths, burnout or the fear of becoming infected with COVID-19? In Germany, they can call a special helpline.
Japanese authorities have condemned attacks on people with the coronavirus and those trying to treat them. The country has so far reported more than 16,000 COVID-19 cases and around 700 related deaths.
The European Commission has recommended keeping the EU's external borders closed to non-EU citizens in an effort to prevent a second wave of the novel coronavirus. Follow DW for the latest.
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