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“This coronavirus has no name, no age and no color.”
On April 3rd, Jerome Johnson collapsed in his bathroom. His wife, Jeanine, immediately rushed him to UK HealthCare’s Chandler Emergency Department. Jerome had previously thought his illness was a yearly sinus infection, but his health deteriorated so rapidly that it was evident something much worse was happening.
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Keeping Faith Through COVID-19
“It was about 3:30 in the morning, and she had woken up. She was completely pale and even a little bit blueish in her mouth. At this point, I said, ‘You know what? No. We have to go to the emergency room.’ I just grabbed anything I could find and wrapped her in a blanket and we headed for the emergency room. I explained to them, ‘We have been exposed to COVID-19 and we need to be isolated right away.’”
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