“I FOUGHT COVID AND WON A LOSING BATTLE!”
Rishimukh|June 2021
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Dr Satyendra Mishra

I am a pulmonologist and work as an assistant professor in the pulmonary and tuberculosis department in Bundelkhand Medical College, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. While serving as a Covid warrior, I developed a severe lung infection after testing positive for Covid 19. The CT scan showed 85% of the lung involvement. When my condition started deteriorating, I was airlifted from Madhya Pradesh and brought to Hyderabad for lung transplant. While on ventilator, I struggled for every breath and there were lots of endotracheal tube secretions which were suffocating me throughout the day.

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