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Lives Lost: Sudan-born doctor saw himself as ordinary Briton


April 26, 2020

LONDON (AP) — During a pandemic, heroes wear scrubs.

Amged El-Hawrani was one of them, a doctor who went to work every day as the coronavirus took hold even though he might be exposed, risking his own life to treat patients at a hospital in central England.

The 55-year-old died on March 28, becoming one of the first doctors in Britain's National Health Service to succumb to COVID-19 and a symbol of the acute danger all health workers brave.

Yet in life, he shunned attention, and would have been embarrassed to be described as a hero, according to his youngest brother, Amal.

"He would kind...

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