In India, Doctor's Day is celebrated on July 1. During these unprecedented times of the coronavirus pandemic, the world has realised and acknowledged the importance of doctors more than ever. It is due to the unconditional service of the medical staff that the world has been trying to brave a pandemic as fatal as this one.
What makes doctors our heroes is their ability to take on challenges, come what may. Here are a few incidents wherein doctors grooved to either beat the stress or to celebrate a patients recovery:
1. 60 Doctors Dance
A heartwarming video shared by an Instagram page The Ministry of Memories shows 60 doctors from various parts of India dancing to the tunes of Happy" by Pharrel Williams. These doctors are from various cities in India including, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai, Kanyakumari, Nagpur, Surat, Indore, Agra, Prayagraj, and others.
2. Dance in ICU Ward
The intensive care unit staff of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center was seen dancing in the ICU after two of the patients that they were taking care of were stabilised and were able to breathe without any ventilator support. The video was shared by Nida Qadir who is an academic intensivist at UCLA. The short clip had gone viral in no time
3. 100 Doctors in Tamil Nadu Dance to Release Stress
The coronavirus warriors are not only physically but also are mentally exhausted. Treating patients suffering from coronavirus can be both scary and stressful at the same time. So in order to get some relief of the mental stress 100 doctors across Tamil Nadu made their dance videos and a compilation of the same was posted on social media portals to bring a smile to other people’s face.
4. Kanpur Doctors Dance to Boost Mood of COVID-19 Patients
Those suffering from the novel coronavirus are likely to feel low and anxious. The disease’s scare is such that it is difficult to keep a positive perspective. So, in order to take away the gloom a group of doctors of Hallet Hospital in Kanpur danced in the ward to bring a smile to patients' faces. As expected all precautionary measures like proper gear and social distancing were taken care of during the dance.
5. Bengaluru Doctors Dance to Distress
A group of doctors working in Bengaluru's Victoria Hospital destress themselves by dancing in a clip that was shared online one can see doctors wearing PPE kits groove to an old popular song "Likhe jo khat tujhe”. In the same video another set of doctors can be doing the Oh Na Na Na Tik Tok dance challenge.