This is the final story of the pandemic by BritBanglaCovid. This time Najma Begum shared her experience of being stuck in Dubai, United Emirate, during the pandemic. She stayed in Dubai for nearly five months whilst being away from her family, yet felt guilty about being in the sun. Since the pandemic, she has been suffering from long covid. When the pain is extreme she takes medication to cope. Ethnic minority communities in Britain had seen more deaths than our white counterparts due to Covid. Najma also heard about her close relations passed away.
BritBanglaCovid is a platform that shares real-life experiences of British Bangladeshis prior to and during the pandemic. It shares their circumstances from their perspective for public benefit and tries to bring about positive health outcomes for the benefit of this and other minority communities through shared experience. BritBanglaCovid is also a forum through which minority community representatives discuss issues that affect them in times of health crisis.