Vol. 13 No. 1 (2020): The Gift of Life

What Can Medical Students do in a Coronavirus Pandemic

Triya Chakravorty BA(Oxon)
School of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
a picture of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Published 2020-04-17


  • medical students,
  • pandemic,
  • coronavirus

How to Cite

Chakravorty, T. (2020). What Can Medical Students do in a Coronavirus Pandemic. Sushruta Journal of Health Policy & Opinion, 13(1), 28–19. Retrieved from https://www.sushrutajnl.net/index.php/sushruta/article/view/9


In the last two days, the World Health Organisation (WHO) have characterised the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as a pandemic1. This is not something to be taken lightly, and in a time when the capacity of the National Health Service (NHS) will be tested, it is important to consider what role medical students can play in the crisis.