COVID-19 Impact

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Risk of COVID-19-related bullying, harassment and stigma among healthcare workers: an analytical cross-sectional global study.

Dye TD, Alcantara L, Siddiqi S, et al. BMJ Open. 2020;10(12):e046620.

Bullying and unprofessional behavior can negatively influence teamwork, staff retention, and patient safety. This cross-sectional study including over 7,000 adults from 173 countries found that healthcare workers were more likely to experience COVID-19-related harassment, stigma, and bullying in their home and workplace environments.