Putting their lives on the line

Dr Izwan (in dark blue mask) in the midst of an operation. - DR MUHAMAD IZWAN ISMAIL

Dr Muhamad Izwan Ismail, 36, general surgeon at Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Baru, father of three

As specialists dealing with acute care and cancer cases, we are not frontliners manning the Covid-19 wards but the risk of getting infected is still high, especially when patients are wheeled in for immediate surgery when the situation calls for it.

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