‘I still have nightmares’: Patients say they deal with PTSD months after recovering from COVID-19

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Months after they’ve recovered from the COVID-19, some patients still cope with lingering physical symptoms and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Jessenia Lizarraga of Turlock had been pregnant and in the ICU for weeks with COVID-19. It’s been seven months since she was discharged.

“I did have to be intubated, put on artificial respirator, so that kind of messed with my vocal chords,” Lizarraga said.

Angelo Torres of Stockton had also been sickened by the virus.

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