J Med Internet Res 2021 Apr 3. Epub 2021 Apr 3.
Vanke School of Public Health, Tsinghua University, Vanke School of Public Health, Tsinghua UniversityNo. 30, Shuangqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing, CN.
Background: During COVID-19 response, non-clinical essential workers usually work overtime and face strong work stress, which will subsequently increase risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and pre-existing conditions. Deaths on duty, including overwork deaths, during the COVID-19 response, were usually reported online for public recognition and solidarity. Though no official statistics is collecting those causalities, an online list of on-duty deaths has been made publicly available by crowdsourcing. Read More