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Areema Nasreen Biography
The sister of one of the youngest healthcare workers to die from coronavirus is following in his footsteps to become a nurse, and now works in the same ward.
Areema Nasreen, 36, died in intensive care at Walsall Manor Hospital, West Midlands, where she worked on April 4 last year.
Before her mother of three died, she begged her younger sister, Kazeema Afzal, to ‘follow in her footsteps’ and train as a nurse.
Almost a year after her death, 33-year-old Kazeema graduated as a health care assistant and now works in the same ward her sister used to be.
Cause of Death
Areema Nasreen, 36, died on April 4 2020 in intensive care at Walsall Manor Hospital, West Midlands, where she worked.
Kazeema from Walsall said: ‘Shortly before she died, she said to one of the nurses,’ Is my sister still outside? ‘
She said “yes” and Areema said “please take care of her and make sure she works hard because I really want her to follow in my footsteps”.
That was the last thing she said before she put the fan on him. I waved to her and then she went out with the nurse.
The last time I saw her through a window was April 1, then I saw her on FaceTime the day she died, April 4.
Who is Kazeema Afzal? And Detail
Sisters Areema Nasreen and Kazeema Afzal. The heartbroken sister of a nurse who died of coronavirus is fulfilling her last wish by following in her footsteps
Kazeema Afzal with sisters Ash and Areema Nasreen . She died in the arms of her husband Fasil Pahseen, 40, while the rest of her family watched on FaceTime.
“ I think the most horrible thing about all this is watching your loved one die on a phone.
‘I just can’t understand that. I remember saying “please don’t stop, don’t give up.”
They really tried.
Now Kazeema, who has three children with her husband Arshad, 36, is a health care assistant in the acute care unit at Walsall Manor Hospital.
This week she will begin an apprenticeship at Walsall College for a nursing degree.Kazeema Afzal with her sister Areema Nasreen. Areema, a mom of three, was one of the youngest frontline workers in the NHS to succumb to the deadly mistake last year.
She added: ‘Knowing how much a career and an education meant to her, I wanted to pass it on to many and inspire many.
“ She knew she would and she hasn’t stopped since she passed away. ”Areema Nasreen graduates
At the time of her death, Areema was the youngest NHS front-line worker to succumb to the deadly virus.
She first tested positive for the virus after developing a high temperature, body aches and a cough.
Over the next few days, her condition rapidly deteriorated until doctors were forced to put her on a ventilator to help her breathe.
She eventually died in the arms of her husband Fasil Pahseen, 40, while the rest of her family watched on FaceTime on April 4.
Kazeema said that she first noticed that her sister was ill on March 20 when she asked him to join a shift at the hospital.
She said: ‘That day she was very tired, but since she was moving house we thought she had exaggerated.
She was never sick.
“She kept working because we didn’t know they were symptoms of Covid.”
After returning home that night, her family was so concerned that an ambulance was called and Areema was rushed to hospital.
Kazeema said: ‘One day later, in the middle of the night, she texted me from her saying’ Kaz, please come ‘.
“My lungs are full, I go to the ICU.”
Kazeema Afzal with sisters Areema Nasreen and Ash. Kazeema last spoke to her older sister
I live behind the hospital, just three minutes away. I ran and that race felt like an eternity, I was running for an eternity.
When I got to the room, they told me to put on my PPE and get ready before entering.
I said “what are you talking about? She just came in”. The nurse said: “I know, but now it is very bad.”
“She had never seen someone so breathless that she couldn’t breathe.”
Areema spent eight days on a ventilator, but despite initially improving, doctors believed she contracted coronavirus a second time.
Areema Nasreen Quicks and Facts
- Nurse Areema Nasreen, 36, died at the hospital in Walsall where she worked
- The nurse begged her younger sister Kazeema Afzal to ‘follow in her footsteps’
- Almost a year later, Kazeema, 33, now works on the same ward her sister used to