A physician shares what it’s been like to serve in 3 epidemics
A doctor’s reflections on COVID, suffering, loss, and Christian love.
We are just now emerging from the COVID epidemic. As an infection disease physician and a permanent Catholic deacon, I’ve been right in the midst of it.
It’s my third epidemic. I’ve been an HIV and AIDS doctor for 30 years. I spent two months in Liberia in the middle of the Ebola epidemic in 2014. In March of 2020, I helped care for our first patient in Rhode Island with COVID pneumonia and have been responding to…