Covid museum in Kolkata to honour doctors, frontline workers

The Fact News Service

January 14

The pandemic has wreaked havoc all around the world. During these uncertain times, it is the frontline workers who have been fighting the battle against the coronavirus and ensuring that we are all stay safe. To honour the frontline workers, who died while fighting the coronavirus, and document how pandemic has changed lives, a museum will be set up in Kolkata.

 West Bengal Doctors’ Forum (WBDF) office-bearer Dr Rajiv Pandey said on Wednesday that the museum will display items like PPE kits, masks, gloves and sanitisers, besides several other things that became essential during the pandemic.

According to Dr Pandey, a proposal has been sent to the state government and a final nod is awaited. “This pandemic has come after more than 100 years, even our grandparents have never seen something that we are witnessing,” he told PTI.

(story sourced through inputs from agencies)