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Coronavirus: 'Living legend' doctor Alfa Saadu dies from Covid-19

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Living legend doctor dies in UK

A doctor who dedicated nearly 40 years to saving others has died after contracting coronavirus.

Dr Alfa Saadu, 68, died on Tuesday afternoon at the Whittington Hospital in north London.

The doctor had been a medical director at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Essex and Ealing NHS Trust and worked at many hospitals in the capital.

Tributes have been paid to Dr Saadu, including from the former president of the Nigerian Senate.

Two weeks ago Dr Saadu started to show symptoms of coronavirus and immediately self-isolated.


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