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What’s Been So Maddening (and Humbling) About Covid-19

It’s the same virus…but it acts so differently in every patient

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

I had a father and son in my ICU, both very sick with Covid-19. The father was in his 70s. His son was in his 30s. The father was not as healthy as his son. The father survived and was discharged from the hospital. His son, however, died.

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Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa

Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa

NY Times featured Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist | Physician Leader | Author and Blogger | His latest book is “Code Blue,” a medical thriller.