Bhasha Mukherjee learned about the situation at her old hospital and immediately decided to help.
First responders across the world are struggling to combat the deadly virus. Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee, who took a break from her career as a junior doctor, decided to go back and do her part. She rejoined the medical force amid the pandemic.
According to CNN, the junior doctor, who won the beauty pageant in December 2019 had decided to take up the ambassador role of various charities and focus on humanitarian works until August 2020.
Miss England, Bhasha Mukherjee, returns to UK to work as NHS doctor - CNN https://t.co/iyyksDfcdS— Umulkher Harun Mohamed(Umi) (@missyHaroona) April 7, 2020
While being abroad, she learned that the situation was getting worse from her colleagues at her old hospital, the Pilgrim Hospital in Boston in eastern England. She learned that they were struggling with the rise in infected patients. The selfless woman immediately stepped up to help. She contacted the hospital management and told them that she wanted to join the workforce.
Speaking to CNN, the 24-year-old said, "When you are doing all this humanitarian work abroad, you're still expected to put the crown on, get ready... look pretty. I wanted to come back home. I wanted to come and go straight to work." She said it was not right for her to wear the crown while people were dying across the world, even if it was for humanitarian reasons.
Bhasha Mukherjee will be going back to work as a junior doctor at the Pilgrim Hospital in Boston to add to their workforce.— Legit.ng (@legitngnews) April 7, 2020
This is an inspiring individual effort to battle the pandemic👏.#legitdiasporanews #diasporanewshttps://t.co/P1lIPgZuhD
She added, "I felt a sense of this is what I'd got this degree for and what better time to be part of this particular sector than now. It was incredible the way the whole world was celebrating all key workers, and I wanted to be one of those, and I knew I could help." On making the decision, Mukherjee who was in India contacted the British High Commission and flew back to England via Frankfurt.
Bhasha Mukherjee - who has Miss England has taken a doctor's business to keep four-handed to the Kohon. And @sambitswaraj hiding the house. Show this lamp @sambitswarajg, but believed to you.— Harshad Bhosale (@Harshbhosale03) April 7, 2020
CC- @GouravVallabh pic.twitter.com/1TitaCu5nR
After returning on 6 April 2020, Mukherjee has gone into isolation. According to CNN, the young doctor will be isolating herself for one or two weeks before joining the hospital. Mukherjee specialized in respiratory medicine, however, she said that doctors were currently placed wherever needed. “There’s no better time for me to be Miss England and helping England at a time of need,” said Mukherjee.
This is Bhasha Mukherjee.— Goodable (@Goodable) April 6, 2020
She's a doctor with an IQ of 146, and was crowned Miss England last year.
She's giving up her crown to return to medicine, to help during the #COVID19 pandemic.
(@NHSuk @NHS) pic.twitter.com/xXI969dyEA
Meanwhile, the number of infected people is rising daily in the UK. According to the World Health Organization, 47, 810 people are confirmed positive. About, 4,934 people have already lost their lives. The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, infected with the virus was moved to the intensive care unit after his symptoms worsened, according to the BBC.
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