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A Scottish pilot, who spent more than two months on a ventilator in Vietnam, has warned Britons “not to be blasé about coronavirus” as lockdown eases.
Stephen Cameron, 42, from Motherwell, was Vietnam’s sickest patient and became known nationwide as Patient 91.
“I’m a living example of what this virus can do and how it is serious,” he told the BBC from his Wishaw hospital bed.
His doctors say he now faces “a long path” to recovery,
Dr Manish Patel, the respiratory consultant has been responsible for Mr Cameron’s care since his return to Scotland on 12 July.
“People say going into ITU is like running a marathon. In Stephen’s case, I think he’s run multiple ultra-marathons,”