AS EARLY AS February, pictures of doctors and nurses with tired faces, imprinted with the tight elastic bands of their face masks and shields began circulating online. Videos of emergency workers collapsing in complete exhaustion, with some sobbing uncontrollably, took the internet by storm. Covid-19 had begun its rampage, and the impact of the harsh work to stave off a pandemic by healthcare and medical workers everywhere unfolded before the eyes of millions.
To recognise the sacrifices made by these frontliners, encouraging and supportive comments by netizens flooded the worldwide web; the already esteemed medical community was elevated to an even ...
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