Trauma surgeon David Nott, shown above in Bangladesh, has volunteered in war zones and disaster areas around the world. Now he’s treating COVID-19 patients in London. David Nott Foundation hide caption
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For more than two decades, trauma surgeon David Nott spent several weeks each year volunteering in some of the world’s most dangerous conflict zones, including Syria, Afghanistan, Congo, Iraq, Yemen and Sarajevo. Now he’s in London, applying some of what he learned in war zones and disaster areas as he treats patients with COVID-19.
Nott likens the current crisis to a worldwide “disaster zone”: “When you’re in a war zone and you’re operating on somebody — any moment the hospital could get blown up or