Doctors are just starting to learn what recovery from COVID looks like and whether it will cause long-term damage to its survivors – both physically and mentally.
The symptoms came suddenly but took a long time to leave.
Akhink Omer, 31, still remembers the exact date: March 9. One day she felt perfectly fine, and the next she was hit with fever">fever, diarrhea, fatigue, coughing fits, severe body aches and “the worst headache of my life for the first few days.”
At that time, there were only two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in her home state of Tennessee.