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COVID hits Ecuador doctors who delayed wedding to treat sick

 


QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — They were a pair of young doctors in love who put off marriage to save lives.

As the pandemic raged in Ecuador last year, they posted a social media photo of themselves dressed in biohazard suits kissing and holding a sign saying: "Today was to be our wedding day, but instead…"

David Vallejo and Mavelin Bonilla's decision to postpone their May 23, 2020, wedding to treat COVID-19 patients at a large public hospital in southern Quito moved many people in Ecuador and beyond.

A second photo posted later showed them holding a sign reading: "We are working for you. BE C...



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