Doctors Are Posting Nudes To Protest What They Say Is A Shortage Of Coronavirus Masks
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Doctors in Germany treating coronavirus patients are protesting what they say are shortages of masks, gloves, and visors by posing naked.
The group of doctors calls its protest Blanke Bedenken, which roughly translates as Bare Concerns.
They hope their nudes will draw attention to what they say is a lack of available personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies like disinfectants.
They are also encouraging other doctors and health care workers to join in by submitting their own pictures.
A spokesperson for the group said the page had been live since April 22 but had received a big influx in pictures since it was covered by the German newspaper Bild on Monday.
The response to the protest had been “absolutely positive” so far, the spokesperson said, adding that the German government had to not only buy more PPE but …continued .