BBC Exclusive: Inside Islamabad’s Coronavirus ICU

BBC Exclusive: Inside Islamabad’s Coronavirus ICU

Media Category: TV
Media Organization: BBC World Service
By: Farhat Javed

BBC Urdu got exclusive access inside a Coronavirus ICU in Islamabad.

Doctors in Pakistan say they face intimidation and threats from confused patients and their families, as they struggle to contain the spread of coronavirus.

There are widespread conspiracy theories about the virus and as a result, health workers say people are hiding COVID-19 symptoms, fearing stigma.

Others claim the virus is fake and that doctors are even killing patients.

BBC Urdu’s Farhat Javed gained rare access to the ICU of the main COVID hospital in Islamabad to meet doctors who are at breaking point.

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