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CBC News 15 Apr 2020

Why her elderly COVID-19 patient 'wants to beat this'

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Dr. Nadia Alam, a family physician and anesthetist in Georgetown, Ont., is treating a 72-year-old man with COVID-19 who refused to be put on a ventilator so he could die "looking at the sky." A week later, he is still alive and fighting to see his family again.

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