You learn new rituals in a pandemic. Before we start our weeknight shifts at the migrant workers’ clinic, we don our personal protective equipment (PPE).
I tug the tight straps of the N95 mask over my head and pinch the metal strip over my nose. Sanitiser. Then the protective gown, closed up at the back with masking tape. More sanitiser. Hairnet, face shield. One pair of gloves, taped around my wrists to form a makeshift seal. Second pair of gloves. More sanitiser.
Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article.
Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month
- Latest headlines and exclusive stories
- In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
- Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*
*Terms and conditions apply.
Sign up for our daily updates here and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.
Get The Straits Times app and receive breaking news alerts and more. Download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store now.
Source: Read Full Article