“The magnitude of patients we have to deal with it will be like having two devastating terrorist attacks twice a day on the hospital doorstep everyday for weeks maybe a month .. it’s been really been overwhelming can you imagine … a bombing at 8am and 8pm everyday…that’s how brutal Covid is.”
These are the stark words of a doctor who has come face to face with the coronavirus.
A doctor who has been battling to keep his patients alive from a merciless enemy.
Dr Rony Berrebi has been waging that war at an intensive care unit at London’s Northwick Park Hospital.
It was the first to be hardest hit by Covid-19, declaring a critical incident early on in the UK’s epidemic, after a surge in patients.