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Nurses protested outside Kaiser Hospital on Geary Boulevard on Thursday, March 19, 2020. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center management is unnecessarily exposing nurses to coronavirus, nurses alleged in a protest Thursday.

Amidst the growing pandemic, Kaiser is assigning more patients to each nurse and not sequestering COVID-19 patients in negative pressure rooms, which could help slow the virus from contaminating others, nurses said.

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