Marine medicine: keeping ship crew healthy during a pandemic

At the best of times, maintaining the mental and physical health of the crew of ships is a challenge, based on their inherent nature and the hazards associated with the job, as well as the ship’s proximity to ready shore assistance. Add a global pandemic and the situation becomes bankrupt. Seafarers are an important workforce for the global economy: some 1.5 million people work day and night, ensuring the safe and efficient transport of more than 90% of the goods moving around the world. This Read More +