Coronavirus: Doctor who warned top minister about PPE dies with COVID-19

A doctor diagnosed with coronavirus has died – three weeks after he warned the head minister that well being workers urgently valuable extra non-public protective tools (PPE).

Abdul Mabud Chowdhury, 52, passed away after 15 days in well being heart with COVID-19.

On 18 March he wrote a message to Boris Johnson asking him to “urgently” invent sure PPE for “each and each NHS employee in the UK”.

He urged the head minister that healthcare workers “are in hiss contact with sufferers” and have a “human gorgeous love others to stay in this world illness-free with our family and younger of us”.

Dr Chowdhury was a locum urologist who labored at Homerton Health facility in east London and died on Wednesday at Queen’s Health facility in Romford after testing sure for coronavirus.

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Dr Chowdhury leaves in the serve of a wife and two younger of us

In a assertion, the Muslim Clinical doctors Affiliation paid tribute to him asserting: “We’re deeply saddened by the dying of Dr Abdul Mabud Chowdhury, Advisor Urologist at Homerton Health facility, after combating for his lifestyles from COVID-19.

“He leaves in the serve of his wife and two younger of us. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.

“Two weeks earlier than his admission to well being heart he wrote a message to the head minister urging for better PPE.

“Might perhaps well fair he leisure in peace.”

In his message to the head minister, Dr Chowdhury wrote: “Please invent sure urgently PPE for each and each NHS well being employee in the UK.

“Be conscious we might well well maybe be doctors/nurses/HCAs/allied well being workers who are in hiss contact with sufferers, but we are moreover human beings to prepare human rights love others, to stay in this world illness free with our family and younger of us.

“In every other case in future our kids will lose passion to head to clinical faculty.

“We moreover must peaceful derive first music facilities for coronavirus testing to serve our sufferers to discontinue the illness spreading.”

Household buddy doctor Golam Rahat Khan acknowledged Dr Chowdhury had been worried about coronavirus “long earlier than” it reached the UK.

“He was telling me and a form of friends that coronavirus was very awful,” he acknowledged.

Dr Khan, 45, who has acknowledged Dr Chowdhury for almost 20 years, acknowledged he was a “lifestyles-loving particular person”.

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He added: “He cherished singing and cherished our enjoy Bengali custom and cherished English heritage.

“He was so caring, he would name us pretty frequently to technique to his rental. I last seen him on February 1 at my rental for my son’s eighth birthday.”

Dr Chowdhury’s dying is basically the latest in a checklist of NHS workers who’ve died combating the pandemic.

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