A furious doctor from Kent said she saw a pregnant woman die of COVID the same night, No. 10 held a Christmas party.
Elissa says it was the most traumatic day of her working life and has called for Boris Johnson’s resignation.
Dr. Elissa Abi-Raad said she is still mourning the loss of her future mother in her early 30s during a caesarean section on December 18 last year, reports the Mirror.
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While her colleagues performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation at a Kent hospital, the best tories of champagne sat in Downing Street.
At the time, indoor mixing other than in household bubbles was banned in London under Tier 3 COVID restrictions.
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The party is believed to have taken place at the same time as the unnamed woman was declared dead by COVID at 8.30pm.
Dr. Abi-Raad, 27, said: “I’m really angry and disappointed because Boris is supposed to lead by example, but he did the exact opposite.
“Friday, December 18th was the most traumatic day I have ever worked.
“We had an emergency caesarean section because the 32-week-old baby was pressing on her mother’s lungs and her oxygen levels were falling.
“When we sewed the wound up again, her heart stopped. The team started doing chest compressions but we could not bring her back and I had to go outside and tell her partner she was dead.
“She was a healthy young woman with a normal BMI and no pre-existing conditions. She was just pregnant and had Covid-19.”
Dr. Abi-Raad worked in the gynecology department at the Kent area hospital, which she does not want to mention.
In December, about 400 beds out of 460 were occupied by Covid patients, and a large number of staff were on sick leave with the virus.
Dr. Abi-Raad, now a general practitioner, added: “That Boris disregards his own rules shows how selfish and selfish he is.
“If a doctor is seen behaving the way he did – by breaking the shutdown rules – they would be reported to the General Medical Council and possibly have their license revoked. But he does this with no consequences.”
This week, the prime minister denied that the Covid rules were broken at his Christmas party.
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