The United States has one of the highest number of Covid-19 infections and deaths in the world. Inevitably, the doctors, nurses and other frontliners are stretched to the limit, putting in long hours. One of them is a young and talented Malaysian who is an IMU alumnus, Dr Avinesh Bhar, who has made his home country proud. Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Avinesh is a pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine physician and recipient of the Asia 21 Young Leaders Award, Class of 2016. Read Dr Avinesh’s experience with Covid-19 at Life in the US Behind the Hazmat Suit (The Health, 24 September 2020).