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June - Coronavirus Survivor 60s

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I didn't think I had COVID. I didn't feel unwell.
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I felt like I was breathing normally.
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Because I was so badly infected, they had to get me on the ventilator fairly quickly.
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I was in the ICU for 32 days.
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I had a feeding tube on my face
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I didn't know how serious it was.
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They thought that I might not live through the first night.
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Every day there was virtually no improvement.
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I'm fearful of brain damage.
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COVID has affected me physically.
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I have a weakness all down my right side, I have nerve damage in my right hand.
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Please listen to the medical experts because it's a terrible disease.

Reviewed 17 September 2020

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