On December 24, 2019, I drove a delirious friend, who works as a first responder near the Atlanta airport, to a clinic.
He came back negative for flu and for bacterial infection tests.
It's looking a lot more likely he had #COVID19. In *December*. The symptom profile matches.
The nurse was utterly confused, because he looked like he had stereotypical flu: dry cough, intense fatigue, muscle aches. But the fever was low grade.
He was excused from work for a week, and mostly recovered, but had to go back to work as a firefighter a week later.
Make no mistake, #COVID IS IN YOUR COMMUNITY. if you haven't gotten it already, you're still more likely than not to get it at some point.
Make sure to hold this lack of leadership responsible. It's one specific US political party that is responsible for screwing us over.
Vote the Republicans out.
Every slimy, waffling, aloof, and apathetic one of them.
They played games with our lives.
I've lost four friends so far; three friends have lost close relatives, and several more are in ICUs. If it hasn't affected you yet, trust me — IT WILL.
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