With the COVID-19 pandemic currently disrupting the world economy and killing people left and right, there have been some really brave souls who are battling it out up against the deadly virus which has infected millions of people all around the world in total.
In this post, we look through the camera lens to say a big thank you to all those who have sacrificed themselves, their time, and health for others to ensure that everyone is safe from the deadly COVID-19 which originated in Wuhan later on last year and has since become a global phenomenon.
1. Medical worker in an ICU
A medical worker works in the ICU where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated at the Clinique Bouchard-ELSAN private hospital in Marseille, France, September 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
2. A nurse in Kenya
A nurse works inside a field hospital built on a soccer stadium in Machakos in Kenya, July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
3. Health worker in Helsinki
A health worker wearing a protective suit attends to a patient at a drive-in COVID-19 testing site of the Helsinki University Hospital in Helsinki, Finland July 31, 2020. Lehtikuva/Markku Ulander/via REUTERS
4. Healthworker in Brussels
A health worker is seen in the ICU at the CHIREC Delta Hospital in Brussels, Belgium August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman
5. A nurse in Brussels
A nurse adjusts the protective suit of her colleague at the coronavirus treatment unit of a hospital in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
6. Nurse Vanessa Castro
Nurse Vanessa Castro removes her face mask as she reaches home after a night shift in Central Hospital in Maracay in Venezuela September 4, 2020. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
7. Medical workers in New Delhi
Medical workers wear personal protective equipment as they get ready to treat patients suffering from the coronavirus at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
8. Registered nurses
Registered nurse Annie Rigelhaupt (L), clinical nurse Zoe Bendixen (C) and registered nurse Melody Jones in Washington, May 3, 2020.
9. Dr. Mabel Diaz
Dr. Mabel Diaz gestures before checking on coronavirus patients in an ICU, at the Dr. Alberto Antranik Eurnekian hospital, in Ezeiza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
10. A nurse in Brussels
A nurse wearing a protective face mask and goggles poses in the ICU of a hospital amid the coronavirus outbreak in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
11. A pose for portrait in Washington
Britta Brennan, emergency nurse, and Arvind Suguness, MD, Pulmonary, Sleep, and Critical Care, pose for a portrait in Washington, April 24, 2020.
12. Usage of face mask is the new norm
A medical worker, wearing a protective face mask
13. Protected against COVID
A paediatrician wearing a protective suit takes a swab sample from a kid for a coronavirus test
14. Tarik Sheibani
Tarik Sheibani, 47, an Iraqi doctor and director of Al-Amal Hospital wears a face mask
15. A hospital staffer works at a coronavirus ward
16. Breen Rothman
Mairi Breen Rothman, CNM, DM. Certified Nurse-Midwife. Director, M.A.M.A.S., Inc. poses for a portrait in Takoma Park, May 17, 2020.
A medical worker is seen in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated at the Clinique Bouchard-ELSAN private hospital in Marseille, France, September 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
18. Sample at an antigen test station
A health worker takes a swap sample at an antigen test station for the coronavirus in Vienna, Austria, September 23, 2020. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
19. ICU members
Members of the medical staff treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
20. Doctor Pedro Archer
Doctor Pedro Archer is pictured outside a hospital during the coronavirus outbreak, in Niteroi, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes