Although cases of Covid-19 have decreased in the world, at the end of last year the horror of the emergence of a new wave remained. employment United StateAn image of a doctor embracing an elderly man with Covid-19 in the intensive care unit (ICU) went viral on social networks. Here we tell you this move Date that went all over the world.
United Memorial Hospital in Houston, Texas, was the scene of this moment, which also happened on Thanksgiving. As the doctor told CNN Joseph FarronAs the hospital’s chief of staff, a white-haired man got up from his bed and tried to leave his room.
“I was crying“Saeed Varun, who was wearing his suit, gloves, mask and cap.”So I went up to him and asked him why are you crying?? “”.
“And the man says: I want to be with my wife. So hold her and hug herThe doctor, unaware that the Getty Images photographer was capturing that moment, followed up. “I felt so sorry for him. I felt so sad, just like him“.
The doctor admitted that such scenes are repeated every day, so he asked to adhere to health measures to prevent the spread of the virus: the use of masks, social distancing, and hand washing.
“Unfortunately this (from Getty Images) is what I see every holy day, you are in a completely isolated place, they can’t talk to the family, all they do is through video calls, when we walk in in these spacesuits, most people don’t know who is watching you And they don’t know who you are, that’s frustrating for them and they get depressed,” he said in an interview with Univision.
‘We must not loosen our guard’
In November 2020, Texas became the first state in the United States to pass one million positive cases of Covid-19 since the pandemic began.
“They don’t listen and end up in my ICU. People should know I don’t want to have to hug them.” “It’s very simple, if directions are followed,” health workers, like me, will be able to rest“.
Despite the fact that Covid-19 cases have decreased in recent months, Dr Varun warned that we must not lower our guard today.
“Two or three weeks ago, I had 10 to 15 patients per day in the ICUHe told MSNBC in October of this year