A close friend – let’s call him John – recently called, asking for advice.
Müge Çevik, MD, MSc, MRCP(UK) is a clinician scientist in infectious diseases and medical virology. During the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as working on the NHS front line of the response, Müge provided scientific advice to the chief medical officer of Scotland and advisory groups on recent scientific developments on COVID-19. She has been co-opted to NERVTAG (New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group) as a member for COVID-19, advising and producing guidance documents for UK-SAGE (Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies). She provided advice and consultancy to the World Health Organisation (WHO) on risk communication during COVID-19 pandemic. Müge obtained her MD from the Ege University School of Medicine and MSc from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.