COVID-19: I Still Have Weird Stuff In My Lungs – CNN’s Chris Cuomo

The anchor's wife and teenage son also tested positive for the virus but have recovered.
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Even though he has recovered from the dreaded COVID-19, CNN’s Chris Cuomo says his fight with the virus isn’t over yet.

Chris Cuomo says he is not 100 percent
Chris Cuomo says he is not 100 percent

Four weeks after he announced that he had tested negative for coronavirus, Chris Cuomo revealed on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, that he hasn’t fully gotten rid of the ailment.

Speaking on his eponymous show, Cuomo Prime Time, the CNN anchor said:

People who’ve been through this have strange tales to tell and not a lot of great answers from doctors to weird stuff in their blood work. I’m one of them. I still have weird stuff going on with my lungs. I’m not back to where I was before I had the virus, but I work. I can hang out. I can engage with my family. I’m going to be able to do plasma donations, which I want to do with you, together, to show the audience how it works if people are able to do that. But, I’m not 100 percent and there’s funky stuff in my blood work that doctors say is what they see in people who’ve had COVID, so freaks me out a little bit.”

Cuomo finds comfort in the fact that he isn’t the only one experiencing such residual side effects.

Commiserate is a word for a reason and people like to suffer together, so as long as there are other people who have the same kind of funky blood work, I’ll just keep taking it one day at a time.”

Cristina Cuomo and husband Chris Cuomo
Cristina Cuomo and husband Chris Cuomo

His wife Cristina Cuomo, also tested positive for the virus, as well as their 14-year-old son. They have both made a full recovery.

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