A previously healthy nurse in San Francisco shared before and after photos on Instagram showing just how much of an impact COVID-19 can have on the body — and to prove the coronavirus poses a serious risk to more than just the “sick and elderly.” Mike Schultz had been traveling earlier in March with his boyfriend, before states started putting stricter COVID-19 restrictions in place.
Schultz told BuzzFeed News he was admitted to the hospital on March 16 after his symptoms went from mild to a fever of 103°F.
He was put on oxygen right away and then prepared for intubation. He was intubated for more than four weeks, he said. Get more on COVID-19: Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter.Read more on themighty.com