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36yo Doctor Tragically Dies After Working 39 DAYS Straight Treating Coronavirus Patients

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36yo Doctor Tragically Dies After Working 39 DAYS Straight Treating Coronavirus Patinents - WORLD OF BUZZ 2
Source: The Shanghaiist & The Straits Times

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While the world wages battle against the Covid-19 coronavirus that has practically spread to almost every major country in the world, casualties have been reported all across the epicentre of the viral outbreak, China, among medical staff. But not from the Covid-19 coronavirus, oh no. These cases of death are being reported as a result of overworking.

36yo Doctor Tragically Dies After Working 39 DAYS Straight Treating Coronavirus Patinents - WORLD OF BUZZ

In another heartbreaking instance of this happening, a 36-year-old doctor had unfortunately passed away as a result of overworking, according to The Shanghaiist. The doctor, who has been identified as Dr Yuan Yangyang, passed away on February 28th 2020  at a hospital in the Henan county of Baofeng. At the time, he was serving as the hospital’s deputy leader of its virus team.

36yo Doctor Tragically Dies After Working 39 DAYS Straight Treating Coronavirus Patinents - WORLD OF BUZZ 1

It was reported that Dr Yuan died of a heart attack, likely brought on by overworking.

Medical staff who worked with him said that he had been working non-stop for over 39 days consecutively.

Dr Yuan leaves behind two young children in the wake of his untimely passing.

The sacrifices made by frontline medical staff to ensure out safety should never be taken lightly, as we may never truly know the stress of which they put themselves through for the sake of saving lives. Rest in peace, Dr Yuan. Your contributions will never be forgotten. 

 

Also read: Doctor Who Tried To Warn The World About The Wuhan Coronavirus Has Died At 34-Years-Old

Doctor Who Tried To Warn The World About The Wuhan Coronavirus Has Passed Away At 34-Years-Old - WORLD OF BUZZ 3

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