A 'War Doctor' Shares Stories From The Front Line : Fresh Air Trauma surgeon Dr. David Nott has spent decades volunteering in war and disaster zones all over the world. Now he's advising doctors on how to treat COVID-19. He spoke with Terry Gross about how fighting the pandemic is similar to working in a war zone, and shares harrowing stories from his time in the field. His book is 'War Doctor.'

A 'War Doctor' Shares Stories From The Front Line

A 'War Doctor' Shares Stories From The Front Line

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/825948868/850718100" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Trauma surgeon Dr. David Nott has spent decades volunteering in war and disaster zones all over the world. Now he's advising doctors on how to treat COVID-19. He spoke with Terry Gross about how fighting the pandemic is similar to working in a war zone, and shares harrowing stories from his time in the field. His book is 'War Doctor.'