Russian medics are being punished for speaking out against PPE shortages even as thousands of new coronavirus cases are reported daily

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Russian healthcare workers face punishment and police questioning for speaking out about a lack of PPE, according to an Associated Press report. The risk to medics treating the coronavirus is comparably high, and the official count of healthcare worker deaths in Russia may be underestimated.  The situation is worsened by a culture of mistrust in both public life and the hospital sector, according to the AP.  Russia’s pandemic is now slowing, according to official figures. But it remains the second-worst-affected country in the world.  Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

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