Through war and pandemics, Hungary's oldest GP still finds joy in healing at 97

By Krisztina Than and Krisztina Fenyo BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary’s oldest general practitioner at the age of 97 receives patients every day and administers COVID-19 vaccines with an unwavering devotion to his profession. Istvan Kormendi says he was inspired from his early childhood by the example of his father, who was also a GP. He still lives in the high-ceilinged old apartment on the Buda side of the Danube river where his family moved when he was just 6. “The whole milieu destined me for this… and when it became obvious that I wanted to be a doctor, my father introduced me to the profe…

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