'I survived 34 days on ECMO': GP's inspirational COVID-19 story

Dr Anushua Gupta (right) spent five months hospitalised in the UK and has written about her battle with COVID-19 to inspire other patients recovering from critical illnesses

Turning 40 is usually a time of celebration, but for Dr Anushua Gupta it marked the beginning of her long fight to survive COVID-19.

Dr Anushua Gupta with her husband and daughter.

The UK-based GP spent 150 days in hospital and became one of the first COVID-19 patients accepted for venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

She spent nine days on mechanical