Since the coronavirus pandemic’s tipping point in March, doctors, paramedics and nurses have been doing their best to save lives. These are their stories.
COVID-19 became real to many British Columbians on March 12, just before the start of the spring break. That’s when B.C.’s medical officer of health warned against all non-essential travel outside of Canada and ordered large gatherings to be cancelled.
- Dr. Cyrus McEachern, consultant anesthesiologist, Vancouver Acute Department of Anesthesiology, Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital
- Jayne Hamilton, advanced care paramedic, Metro Vancouver
- Megan Lawrence, primary care paramedic, Metro Vancouver
- Moses Li, registered nurse/clinical nurse leader, emergency department, St. Paul’s Hospital
- Dr. Steve Reynolds, specialist in infectious diseases, internal medicine and critical care, ICU physician and site medical director at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster
- Dr. Daniel Kalla, department head of emergency medicine for St. Paul’s and Mount Saint Joseph hospitals, and practising emergency physician
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