Dr. Joseph Finkler says his hospital rallied together in the face of the pandemic
Dr. Joseph Finkler has been an emergency physician at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital in Vancouver for the last 15 years.
When COVID-19 started making its way into Canada, Finkler was on the front line. A few weeks later, the symptoms began — a cough, fatigue, fever and chills.
Witnessing the response to COVID-19 — as a physician and a patient — has given Finkler a unique perspective on the pandemic that leaves him hopeful for the future.
Here is his story, as told to CBC Radio.