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Emergency department doctor catches COVID – Fraser Coast Chronicle

A young emergency department doctor who was placed on a ventilator in the intensive care unit says he is lucky to be alive after catching coronavirus.

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An emergency department doctor who was placed on a ventilator in the intensive care unit with coronavirus says he is lucky to be alive.
Dr Yianni Efstathiadis, 34, told the ABC he believed he contracted COVID-19 from a patient at Melbourne’s Northern Hospital Epping in July.
Dr Efstathiadis said on July 19, while on holidays, he started to feel ill with a fever, muscle aches and lethargy.
He had a coronavirus test, which returned a negative result, but when his symptoms continued he had anoth…

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