Health worker crosses the river for duty with a baby on her back

Covid pandemic has created the lives of many people in mystery and sorrow. Apart from Covid, heavy rain, drought, and earthquake occurred in some of the places.

But many have survived the situation, fought against Covid, and could rescind their lives.

During the Covid pandemic, health workers also suffered a lot during their duty. Healthcare workers across the country have been braving the fear of infection and working for longer hours to strengthen the fight against the pandemic. In spite of the violence, the health workers committed to their work and stook strong in their work.

One such healthcare worker is Manti Kumari from Jharkhand, who has shown remarkable resilience and gone beyond the call of duty to get people vaccinated.

She is a contractual auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM) and is posted at the Chetma health’s sub-center. Kumari conducts the immunization program for young children in Latehar’s Mahuadanr Block, The New Indian Express reported.

The picture of Manti Kumari, who was carrying the baby while crossing the river went viral on social media.

she travels up to 35 kilometers through dense forests and crosses the river Burha, while carrying her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter on her back.She was also carrying a vaccine box on her shoulder.

 Kumari reaches out to children six days a week in these remotest villages with the maximum number of Maoists, as the availability of medical treatment is still a challenge in these areas. 

Manti said that it was not a new thing for her as she has been doing this for over a year. She had also resumed work after three months of maternity leave.

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