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Some of them are making it through, some of them are still intubated. It’s having a social impact in a manner which is unprecedented.” That’s why he hopes information like this will raise awareness and urge the public to take the proper precautions by wearing a mask, practice social distancing and aggressive hygiene measures. “We have to practice social distancing, the disease could be very severe,” Parcha admitted. “You don’t want to end up with a stroke at the age of 30.” Parcha advises if you have the virus or experience shortness of breath while talking or walking through your house to seek medical care.
"That difficulty breathing may be driven at that point of time by clotting disorder or by just by the inflammation in the lungs itself, and the rest of the organs." He also reminds the public to use the acronym “FAST” when attempting to identify a stroke. "F" stands for “facial dropping.” "A" is for “arm weakness.” "S" stands for “slurred speech,” and "T" is a reminder that time is of the essence. Those who are experiencing difficulty breathing or any of the stroke symptoms should call 911. - Jennifer Horton of WSFA12 News reports