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OP-ED: A Covid-19 diary

ঢাকা ট্রিবিউন জুলিয়ান ফ্রান্সিস প্রকাশিত: ২৩ এপ্রিল ২০২১, ০৪:০৩

Mistakes were made, lessons were learned
March 8, 2020


First case reported in Bangladesh.


March 18, 2020


First death reported in Bangladesh.


My elder sister in Australia made a strong appeal to me: “Please be especially careful. Need to remember that you had bronchial pneumonia when you were a few months old and spent a month in an 'oxygen tent.' 


“That means you have a pre-existing condition so you have to be extra careful,” she added, to which I stupidly retorted: “Despite Dhaka’s poor air quality, I am fine.”


My sister’s warning reminded me that when growing up in London in the 1950s before the Clean Air Act of 1956, every winter I was bedridden as a result of lung problems due to the famous London smog, a toxic mixture of smoke and fog.

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