Doctors and medical professional are known for offering cheerful words of encouragement for coronavirus patients in the hospital. But it is very rare to see a Doctor hugging Covid patients to make them feel better in their fight with the pandemic.
A photo of a Houston doctor is now going viral after it showed him hugging and comforting a patient in the coronavirus intensive care unit on Thanksgiving. The photo of Dr. Joseph Varon and the patient was taken in the ICU at United Memorial Medical Center. The photo shows Dr Varon, clad in PPE, embracing an elderly patient who has fallen into his arms.
Netizens have been praising the doctor as the photos have gone viral on social media. Patients, especially those with Covid-19 infection, need mental courage more than healing.
Dr. Joseph Varon is the Chief of Staff at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas. He has always been dedicated to the service of the Covid victims for 252 days. Netizens are applauding the Doctor for such courage to hug a Covid-19 infected person.