DR. ASHU SHAH APPEAL PEOPLE NOT TO STIGMATIZE COVID VIRUS DISEASE
Updated: Aug 20, 2020
Dr.Ashu shah a senior consultant & Director of Asian Health care
Dr.Ashu shah is working diligently to protect Cancer patients and senior citizens from deadly COVID-19 virus and Cancer/oncology treatments to reduce the burden on hospitals. She is Supporting poor economic senior citizens. She has more than 500 plus Doctors support for night Emergencies Who are serving to all communities, needy and vulnerable section of society. on ways to reduce the unnecessary crowd in the already overwhelmed hospital.
Dr.Ashu shah said COVID virus is one of the greatest challenges faces between medical & scientific advancements for all of us since the start of this pandemic it has really hit all of us hard. Being a Doctor me my team haven't stopped their treatment Since COVID started we are so proud we saved/touched thousands of lives, And “She said cancer patients should not discontinue or stop the treatment, they should strictly focus more on treatment, they should not panic by taking treatments otherwise the disease may get worsen and aggressive.” On average Cancer patients who are currently going through the treatment gets steriods (Dexona ) before the chemo, are not more susceptible to the COVID virus, they might likely get complications because of their underlying health condition. Palliative & terminally sick people who are prone, they are likely to get affected on virus because of the aggressive nature of the disease. To avoid the risk of COVID infection cancer patients & their families should strictly follow all measures advised by WHO Hand wash, hygiene, Mask,and physical distancing Also should take double precautions not to venture outside their house unnecessarily.
Dr. Ashu Shah appeal people not to stigmatize COVID virus disease (Cancer, T.B patients were stigmatized in the early stages of the disease) rather provide moral support to patients,
Break the stigma and taboos as it is no more deadly disease.
and such patients should be treated equally.