The Coronavirus Collective
A collection of reflections, personal essays and poems from people in health care, students and family.
"We have mourned with our patients and their families."
Dr Nafia Rehman
"My heart is in Mumbai."
Dr Taher Kagalwala
"I have never experienced teamwork quite like this."
Dr Ravina Bhanot
"I could not have done my job without support from ICU nurses."
Dr Priyanka M Lakhani
"Lockdown has made me appreciate the smaller things in life."
"I am still hopeful that COVID-19 will not prevent me from attaining my aspirations."
"Only the wearer knows where the mask pinches."
Dr Mukesh Chugh
"We never wanted your claps; we just wanted equality."
Dr Aayushi Pandya
"Life came into sharp perspective."
Dr Shantosh Kumar
"Lockdown has allowed me to think about what kind of life I really want."
"The nights are the most difficult to live through."
An anonymous doctor
"Being away from family is hard, but if we come together, we can make this time easier."
Dr Sarthak Bahl
Every morning’s goodbye felt like it might be the last.
Dr Subarna Chakravorty
“I was not prepared for this.”
Dr Rishika Sinha
"It has laid us, completely flat and low
More than ever, in the years we’ve known"
"COVID has shown me the importance of good clinical leadership through uncharted waters."
"This pandemic should be an eye opener about our planet’s sustainability."
Dr Jeet Thacker
"My family managed in the same way we manage everything: together."
"Your health cannot be replaced."
Curated by Triya Chakravorty
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