Assessment and Impact of the Risk of Exposure of Portuguese Biomedical Scientists in the Context of COVID-19: An Exploratory Study

  • Medeiros, N. (Speaker)
  • Ana Sofia Tavares (Speaker)
  • Fernando Bellém (Speaker)
  • Renato Abreu (Speaker)
  • Céu Leitão (Speaker)
  • Luís Calmeiro (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


COVID-19 is a new and emerging public health concern, caused by SARS-COV-2, a new corona virus. Health professionals are in the frontline in the fight against this pandemic; hence, they have high risk of being infected and they may introduce or amplify outbreaks in their health units. The purpose of this study is to characterize and assess Biomedical Scientists’ risk of COVID-19 exposure and stress appraisals in relation to their contact with infected patients.
Period11 Jan 202125 Jan 2021
Event title3rd International Electronic Conference on Environmental Research and Public Health: Public Health Issues in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Event typeConference
Conference number3
Degree of RecognitionInternational