Amidst the chaos of the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic in China, photos of medical personnel with sore marks left from their protective face masks have gone viral on social media.
In the photos, the medical staffs in Wuhan — the coronavirus epicenter — can be seen with marks and bruises on their faces from the protective gear they have to wear round-the-clock.
The photos show not only the facial wounds left from wearing the necessary protective gear, but also the physical and mental exhaustion of the medical personnel.
The images that were shared on Twitter have widely spread on social media and have left many people emotional, paying tributes to these everyday heroeswho are fighting to keep China and the rest of the world safe from the deadly disease.
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