Rapid review of the literature: Risk of SARS-CoV-2 acquisition in healthcare workers

Publication Date: 19 February 2021

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There has been growing concern surrounding the potentially increased risk of COVID-19 acquisition amongst healthcare workers (HCWs) in the UK compared to individuals in the general community. 

This rapid review was conducted to look at the scientific evidence base to determine the risk of healthcare worker (HCW) acquisition of SARS-CoV-2 in health and care settings.​​

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Public Health Scotland
Publication type:
Literature Review