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Radiyah Al-Hamoud

  • MAKKAH: As the COVID-19 pandemic spread like wildfire across the globe, one Saudi nurse had to endure the pain of losing her daughter — a piece of her heart — to the illness. Radiyah Al-Hamoud, who works at a government clinic in a small town, was one of the first nurses to volunteer at a quar...
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Dr. Safuq Al-Enezi

  • JEDDAH: Dr. Safuq Al-Enezi, an intensive-care consultant in Riyadh, was in the middle of what he described as the “infection hub” when the coronavirus pandemic began: A major city with a large populace. “The way the infection rapidly spread and resulted in patients being put in intensive care ...
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Dr. Hanan Al-Turkistani

  • JEDDAH: Dr. Hanan Al-Turkistani, head of the infectious diseases unit and COVID-19 team at King Abdullah Medical City in Makkah, drew much assurance and assistance from her colleagues as they struggled with the severity of the virus. A graduate of King Abdulaziz University, Dr. Al-Turkistani ...
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Dr. Jaffar Al-Tawfiq

  • RIYADH: As doctors and health-care workers braced for the COVID-19 storm when it hit Saudi Arabia, a number of them had the experience of dealing with another coronavirus that appeared in the Kingdom eight years ago.  Dr. Jaffar Al-Tawfiq, an infectious-disease consultant at Johns Hopkin...
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Dr. Reem Al-Jindan

  • On what it has been like working the frontlines during COVID-19: Working within the health sector is essentially a very humbling and rewarding purpose. Having the privilege to fight alongside other professionals in order to combat a global pandemic is life changing. Holding such responsibilit...
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Dr. Salman Abdul Aziz Al-Jehani

  • On what it has been like working the frontlines during COVID-19: Since the pandemic broke out, we were dealing with an unknown virus, and do not know when it will end. As a frontline worker, I was worried that I might get infected and pass it to my family. Thank God, with the endless support ...
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Orjuwan Khaled Al-Mohammed

  • The most difficult moment was when I decided to leave my home to protect my family, it was really hard because I didn’t know if I’ll be back to them again or it is our last time seeing each other as cases began to rise dramatically.  Many of the COVID patients began having kidney...
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Njoud Al-Hedyan

  • On what it has been like working the frontlines during COVID-19: Working with COVID-19 patients daily was very difficult at first, especially given that I feared contracting the infection, which was adding a lot of stress. I was also scared of spreading it to my family given my line of d...
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Dr. Ahmed Al-Jameel

  • On what it has been like working the frontlines during COVID-19: We started out on this treacherous journey with COVID-19, as an unknown disease, with unprecedented and undocumented treatment plan to combat it. We began learning, step-by-step, of this immune response to the body. We mana...
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Dr. Nadia Bakheet Al-Harbi

  • On what it has been like working the frontlines during COVID-19: Depending on only Allah, we managed to avoid the diseases, thank God, and that was through sticking to the health instructions, such as social distancing and the continuous use of the personal protective equipment provided by ou...
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