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Covid-19 isn’t just a respiratory disease. It hits the whole body | CNN Health
Source: U.S. Department of State and CDC

Covid-19 isn’t just a respiratory disease. It hits the whole body | CNN Health

Dr. Sean Wengerter, a vascular surgeon in Pomona, New York, has discussed how someone with the coronavirus can seem to be handling the virus well at first, only to have major issues later on. One of his patients, a 38-year-old man, was handling his symptoms at home and did not fit the mold of someone who would be high risk. One morning however, about ten days in, he woke up and his legs were so numb he could not walk or move them. The patient ended up having a, aortic occlusion, or a large blood clot, that was sitting in a major artery. “One thing that is both curious and evolving and frustrating is that this disease is manifesting itself in so many different ways,” said Dr. Scott Brakenridge from the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/12/health/coronavirus-symptoms-blood-clots-inflammation/index.html