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Anxiety, tears and empty streets: How coronavirus exploded among Latinx residents in Oakland’s Fruitvale district (mercurynews.com)

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OAKLAND — Amador Angel Luna knows his Oakland neighborhood is at the heart of one of the Bay Area’s worst coronavirus outbreaks, so he does everything he can to protect himself. But as an essential worker living in a crowded apartment, there are some risks he can’t avoid.

Submitted by mo2 on Sun, 08/09/2020 - 18:52

What does coronavirus feel like? Here are stories from US survivors of the pandemic (sacbee.com)

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From a woman whose symptoms started with a fever, to a man who said he was an inch from death, coronavirus survivors have begun speaking out about the worldwide pandemic.

There are now more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University data. Many of those patients have begun recovering from the disease.

Submitted by mo2 on Wed, 03/11/2020 - 17:35

'Coughing Like I Was Going to Die.' Here’s What It’s Like to Survive Coronavirus in Wuhan (times.com)

For one coronavirus patient at ground zero of the outbreak, the journey from infection to recovery was a nightmare scenario that entailed multiple hospital visits, symptoms so severe he thought he would die and quarantine under police watch.

Tiger Ye — not his real name — is a 21-year-old student in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the new virus first emerged.

Submitted by mo2 on Thu, 02/13/2020 - 19:06