Vaccination protects against serious illness and the long-term effects of COVID-19. Even though the majority of people who become infected experience only mild symptoms or none at all, a proportion of those who become ill develop a severe case or experience long-term consequences.
Dr Matteo Coen fights for the survival of Covid 19 patients in hospital. The virus is unpredictable – even in young people. For him it’s sad to be going through another fierce wave of the disease and having to watch how it destroys lives.