Title

Test Unavailable: My Mysterious Illness Was Likely Covid-19

Creator(s) bio

A Humboldt State alumna living in New York City when COVID-19 started circulating in the United States. She is an Emerald Magainze contributor since March 2012.

Affiliation

Community Member

Format

Website

Creation Date

2020-09-28

Description

Christina de Giovanni describes her experience of contracting COVID-19 in NYC. Starting on March 11, 2020 this article documents the early experience of the pandemic. Readers get get a glimpse at life with COVID including her struggles with seeking medical attention, getting tested, how unprepared the city was for the disease, her constant symptoms: fevers, nausea, etc., and recovery.

This article first appeared in Emerald Magazine.

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