'I'm going to need help breathing': Nurse describes COVID-19

'I'm going to need help breathing': Nurse describes COVID-19

Aurore Jegu-Petrot, a French nurse who is asthmatic and now recovering from COVID-19, describes the symptoms she felt when she was infected with the coronavirus.
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