Died: March 31, 2020 UK
Profession: Physician with NHS for over 40 years. Recently returned from retirement to help with the pandemic.
A doctor who returned from retirement to help coronavirus patients has died after becoming infected with the disease.
Dr Alfa Saadu, originally from Nigeria, died on Tuesday. His son, Dani, wrote that: “The NHS were amazing and did everything they could” during the two weeks his father had been ill.
Describing Dr Saadu as “a legend”, he said he had worked for the NHS for nearly 40 years, in the UK and Africa.