As we know that the 2019-2020 coronavirus pandemic is harming lives globally. The highly virulent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first seen in Wuhan, Hubei, China, its case was first reported in December 2019. After almost three months, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization acknowledged that it was a pandemic given its significant spread in many countries worldwide. This article will pay tribute to the coronavirus warriors by saying, “Thank you Coronavirus helpers“.
The coronavirus outbreak that started in China (officially known as COVID-19) has killed 6,143,179 people worldwide and infected 480,047,174 (as of March 26, 2022). The virus has spread to 226 countries. According to official data released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), India has 43,018,032 confirmed cases and 520,855 deaths so far.
To check the spread of the coronavirus or the Covid-19 pandemic, various presidents announced a nationwide shutdown until May, meaning the country’s 1.3 billion citizens – excluding those involved in providing essential services – have to step out of their homes.
What is CoronaVirus?
Corona is a large group of viruses common in animals, and in rare cases, they can be transmitted from animals to humans. The spikes emerging from the virus’s membrane look like the corona of the Sun. That is why the name of this virus is called ‘Coronavirus‘. It causes respiratory system diseases ranging from the common cold to more severe conditions like SARS. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the new coronavirus (CoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.
Symptoms of CoronaVirus
A coronavirus can make people sick, usually with mild to moderate upper respiratory tract illness similar to a common cold. some symptoms include
- Sore throat
- A general feeling of being unwell
- Runny nose
If a person is suffering from a lower respiratory tract disease, such as pneumonia or bronchitis, they should seek professional health immediately.
Thank you Coronavirus helpers
On the one hand, people across the US and worldwide are mostly confined to their homes, and businesses, educational institutions all closed to contain the virus. On the other hand, doctors, health workers, and medical workers are leading the fight against COVID-19. Risking their lives with a selfless determination to save lives, they are our heroes in these challenging times. That’s why we should say to them, “Thank you Coronavirus helpers“.
Furthermore, while they put their own health, families, and lives at risk, the least we can do is appreciate their efforts and work together by staying safe indoors. It’s good to see all the medical heroes working in Scrubs pay tribute.
Since the coronavirus outbreak, healthcare professionals have experienced the satisfaction of improving patients and saving their lives and lost many battles along the way. Apart from this, many doctors have even laid down their lives on duty.
Doctors, nurses and people working in the healthcare sector are particularly vulnerable to highly contagious diseases. In response to the global pandemic, scarce resource doctors face unprecedented challenges. The heroes suffering from sleep deprivation list include doctors, nurses, medical cleaners, pathologists, paramedics, ambulance drivers, and healthcare administrators.
In the fight against Coronavirus, the brave medical army is strong as its weapon with Thermometer, Stethoscope and Ventilator. However, it should not be forgotten that medical researchers work day and night against the hope of finding a cure for the disease.
How to Give A Perfect Tribute to Coronavirus Helpers?
Every day, selfless coronavirus helpers give their best in the healthcare environment to isolate themselves from their families and loved ones. The sacrifices they make for the safety and welfare of humanity are priceless and deserve lifelong thanks from our side. So, we must call them “Thank you Coronavirus helpers“. But, more importantly, we must re-evaluate the value of healthcare workers in our lives and the type of treatment they receive from us.
The biggest of the lessons this coronavirus pandemic has taught us is to find ways to invest in a better and more efficient medical fraternity adequately and provide respect, compensation and infrastructure for medical professionals once this crisis is resolved. In addition, the world needs to work towards advancing medical research and technology. Nothing could be a more incredible tribute to health workers than this.
List of Coronavirus Helpers
After saying thanks to the Coronary colleagues, we would now like to highlight the heroic efforts of some of the brave and inspirational doctors worldwide who lost their lives in saving the lives of COVID-19 patients.
Dr. Roberto Stella, 67, was an Italian GP who died in Como hospital on March 10, as confirmed by the city’s mayor, Mario Landricina. He died due to respiratory failure by a coronavirus. Like the other heroes, Dr. Stella had caught the virus while actively taking care of the patients and guiding them on proper maintenance.
He was a 67-year-old Italian doctor who continued to treat patients and sacrifice his life despite running out of his protective equipment. In addition, Daniella Trezzi, a 34-year-old doctor who worked on the front line at a hospital in Lombardy, died after contracting the disease. Italian National Federation of Nurses confirmed his death.
Jean-Jacques Razafindrazi was the first French doctor to die treating coronavirus patients. The 68-year-old A&E doctor had retired, but his passion for serving humanity was undeniable. So he volunteered to help his colleagues save lives as the number of patients increased.
The retired doctor worked in an emergency ward at Lilly University Hospital, where he contracted the disease. His death was announced through a social media post titled “My Father: A Hero“, written by his family.
Adil El Tayar
Dr. Adil El Tayar, 63, became the first frontline healthcare professional to die of coronavirus in the UK on March 25. The organ transplant consultant performed his duties in the hospitals of St. David. Mary and St George were in London when they contracted the virus. He started showing symptoms in mid-March and was immediately isolated as a result. In 12 days, he went from a fully fit doctor treating patients to a COVID-19 victim lying in the hospital’s morgue.
The Philippine Heart Center appointed its first physician, Dr Israel, announces the death of Baktol. The country’s medical professionals are as devastated as citizens. In the grief of death, he has further strengthened his decision to make it his first and last death.
26-year-old doctor Usama Riaz became the first Pakistani doctor to die of coronavirus. However, he remained at the forefront of screening foreign migrants from the Pakistan-Iran border at a hospital in Gilgit-Baltistan. He was busy fighting the deadly virus with utmost courage and confidence when he caught the virus. After showing symptoms, he was taken to the hospital and put on a ventilator but could not make it. He proved to be one of the real coronavirus helpers by sacrificing his life while saving many lives.
While the deadly virus has exposed the inadequacies of health systems worldwide, doctors and health workers are risking their lives to save all of us. But unfortunately, they also endanger the lives of their family members, which is actually a great sacrifice.
On the occasion of Doctor’s Day (March 30, 2022, USA and Australia), the stories of medical heroes putting themselves forward to fight the virus are both inspiring and heartwarming at the same time. They deserve all the praise and support. However, we should also thank them by saying, “Thank you Coronavirus helpers“.
In addition, the world is taking health, healthcare professionals, and hospitals more seriously, as it turns out. As a result, further work is expected for hospitals and intensive care units (ICUs) to strengthen healthcare infrastructure in the US and countries worldwide.