Coronavirus-infected doctor recounts 'scary' ICU stay

'Being on the patient's side.. it was panic and fear,' says Melbourne-based Dr Yianni Efstathiadis who is now recovering from the disease.

A 34-year-old Melbourne doctor who spent days in ICU with coronavirus has shared his ordeal, revealing the frightening moments before he was intubated knowing the odds he faced to recover.

Dr Yianni Efstathiadis
Dr Yianni Efstathiadis

Dr Yianni Efstathiadis, an emergency doctor at Melbourne’s Northern Hospital, Epping, was admitted to the hospital where he worked with worsening