Coronavirus: The woman shared her COVID 19 experiences; Says ‘I thought I had a nasty flu’

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A woman in Seattle, who contracted the novel Coronavirus at a small house party, has now been recovered and taken to her Facebook to share her experience with others, more awareness of the same In the hope of generating. Marketing professional Elizabeth Schneider reported that no one was ill when the party was hosted, but 40% of the attendees later fell ill. After the party, he had a fever and it reached 103 degrees. He experienced headaches, severe body aches, joint pains, and fatigue. In an interview with KSAT, Schneider said, , “I never went to the doctor because I just thought I had the nasty flu.”

Seattle Flay Study Locates COVID-19 Among Many

She sent her nose swab to the Seattle Flu Study (a local research effort among medical organizations to track influenza) and on March 7, the director of research with the flu study called her and told her she tested positive for coronavirus. By the time she was feeling well, she was surprised to learn about it.

Symptoms vary from person to person

Schneider stated that symptoms appear differently depending on your constitution and / or age. She also mentioned that some of her friends who were in their 40s and 50s had slightly different symptoms. They all had fever for 8 days. While some of them had nausea and diarrhea, others had chest tightness and other respiratory problems. The disease lasted 10–16 days for all of them and none of them were hospitalized. Now, she is fully recovered. She is no longer in isolation, however, she is escaping from a large crowd and working from home.

Lack of testing

She stated, “I also truly believe the lack of testing is leading to folks believing that they just have a cold or something else going out into public and spreading it. And worse folks with no symptoms are also spreading it as in the case of a person attending a party or social gathering who has no symptoms.”

“I know some folks are thinking that this can’t/won’t impact them. I hope it doesn’t but I believe that the overall lack of early and pervasive testing damaged the public’s ability to avoid the illness here in Seattle. All I know is that Seattle has been severely impacted and although I’m better now I would not wish this very uncomfortable illness on anyone.”

Hand washing cannot be guaranteed

Saying he finished his awareness post, “Handwashing doesn’t guarantee you won’t get sick, especially when folks without symptoms are contagious and could be standing right next to you in any given social situation. You more likely than not will not die, but do you want to risk spreading it to a loved one over 60 or someone with an immunity issue? Stay healthy folks!”

I had COVID-19 and here is my story. I made this post public out of several requests from my friends who asked me to…

Posted by Elizabeth Schneider on Sunday, 8 March 2020

 

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