Abdul Qadir Social Worker : The pandemic is sweeping through India at a pace that has staggered scientists. Daily case numbers have exploded since early March: the government reported 273,810 new infections nationally on 18 April. High numbers in India have also helped drive global cases to a daily high of 854,855 in the past week, almost breaking a record set in January.
The Main reason behind the increasing number of cases is the lack of basic treatment provided to the mildly symptomatic or asymptomatic patients. From Abdul Qadir’s personal experience over a period of 7 days, A camp has been set up by AIMIM State President Janab Shaukat Ali at Mahul, where as of now 800 patients have reported and out of which 600 patients approximately had flu-like symptoms.
All these patients were experiencing their symptoms since the last 4-5 days and hadn’t been taking any medications. They were given the basic symptomatic treatment and have been improving ever since. The cost of basic symptomatic management per patient for a duration of 14 days rounds up to about 700-800 ₹. According to this, Abdul believes, at the ground level, if the basic symptomatic management is provided, the number of patients progressing towards severe disease can be reduced.
Abdul Qadir, a MBBS student of 23 years, proved that age and income is just a factor if you truly want to help the needy people surrounding you. He lives in Mahul, which comes under the district named Azamgarh, in Uttar Pradesh. When the whole country was crying due to illness, unemployment, starvation, a huge number of deaths, Abdul Qadir reached out to help those who needed him the most at that time. It was one of those ideal times to show humanity to necessitous people, and he accomplished his dream.