Coronavirus: Doctor postpones wedding to serve patients amidst COVID-19

Coronavirus: Doctor postpones wedding to serve patients amidst COVID-19

- Dr Shifa M Mohammed is a 23-year-old Indian surgeon who postponed her wedding so as to take care of her patients

- Her patients are in isolation centre and Shifa decided to stay with them on her wedding day

- According to Dr Shifa, her marriage can wait, but not her patients who are struggling in isolation wards

A 23-year-old surgeon from India identified as Shifa M Mohammed postponed her wedding and decided to serve coronavirus patients at an isolation centre.

Dr Shifa was supposed to tie the knot on March 29 but chose to work on that day to take care of her patients at the isolation centre.

She is a house surgeon at the Pariyaram Medical College Hospital in Kannur, Hindustan Times reports.

Legit.ng gathers that the surgeon said her marriage can wait, but not her patients who are struggling in isolation wards.

Coronavirus: Doctor postpones wedding to serve patients amid COVID-19

Shifa M Mohammed. Photo credit: The Quint
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She said: “It is true, I was in the corona ward on my wedding day and some of my friends even teased me saying I was dressed in my best attire (PPE). But I always enjoy serving my patients.”

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In other news, Calum Wishart, a 25-year-old man who tested positive for coronavirus, has warned Scottish people to stay indoors instead of contracting the deadly disease.

Wishart is in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary after suffering the ‘most horrendous week of his life’ with symptoms including fever, coughing fits, vomiting and diarrhoea.

The young man warned people to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously and not to go out for non-essential things.

He said: “Everyone needs to do their part and start taking this seriously. I don’t care how boring you think self-isolation is, I can guarantee it’s a million times better than this."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that World Health Organisation (WHO) commended a health worker identified as Nurse Kirimi for her contribution towards the fight against coronavirus in Kenya.

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According to WHO, Nurse Kirimi works at Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital and she has been on the frontline in the fight against the deadly disease.

WHO also noted that many other brave Kenyan health workers have been on the frontline in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

The organisation wrote on its Facebook page: "Thank you Nurse Kirimi working at Kenyatta University Teaching Referral & Research Hospital from everyone at World Health Organization (WHO)! She & many other brave Kenyan health workers are on the front line in the fight against #COVID19."

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