The bravery of our Health Workers

A common enemy hits the world very hard, nations are throwing all arsenals and world leaders are at their wits end for solution. The world seem not prepared for such a disaster, nonetheless, the bravery of our front-line health workers have been impeccable. Urbanreel describes our health workers as ‘Valiant Combats’. They have shown courage, bravery in the face of fear and death.

Late last year 2019, China was grappling with the emergence of this virus; little did we know the world would join in the fight to conquer for victory. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus. The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty in breathing says World Health Organisation (WHO).

Doctors, nurses, virologists, physicians, medical assistants, and all other health worker are our lifeline after God. The magic of their resolve, the swiftness of their hands and the strength of their spirit is commendable. They have exhibited bravery and offered their lives to providing medical care for those infected by the virus.

Dr Olga Meridiano “If we keep seeing daily increases of 23%, this cannot be withstood much longer”. “We are doubling up on our shifts. We have strategies to hang in there this week, but beyond that we need the situation to improve because we professionals are bearing a lot of pressure, including emotional” the reports. This is the voice of a front line doctor in Italy, the worst hit country. Many like her have committed their lives to reducing the havoc of Covid 19 in the world. Sadly, many of them have lost their lives in the process.

A tired nurse working on Covid 19 cases

Health workers worldwide have taken the place of gun wielding men and women who protect us from harm. Without their efforts, many of us will be in a state of despair and confusion. Their existence have brought some amount of hope. They have sacrificed their lives and that of their families for our safety.

At Urbanreel, we want to dedicate this article to the gallant men and women who are committed in the fight against Covid 19 and not forgetting those who have lost their lives in the fight.

That said, we must all support our health workers by observing the precautionary measures provided by World Health Organisation. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently, avoiding touching your face, and avoiding close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell.


Below are the safety tips to follow.


Clean / Wash your hands often

Avoid close contact

Stay home if you are sick

Cover coughs and sneezes

Clean and disinfect, wear a face-mask if you are sick


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