The terror of Covid-19

Like many South Africans, Katherine Priebatsch Baxter thought she and her family were being vigilant in their virus-avoidant behaviour. Then her mother contracted Covid-19. Her account of 10 days of trauma is a wake-up call for us all

17 January 2021 - 00:04 By Katherine Priebatsch Baxter

Twelve days in ICU, further treatment in a renal ward and approximately three months of home-care recuperation. If you survive a severe case of Covid-19, this is a description of its cycle. My mother was one of those statistics, a 67-year-old with no co-morbidities. Thankfully, she is finally out of the woods...

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