If you think you won't get seriously ill from COVID-19 because you're young and healthy — think again. That's the message a 22-year-old Winnipeg man is trying to get across by sharing his story about the illness that put him the hospital for nine days.
"You're not invincible just because you're healthy, just because you work out," said Peter Soliman, a psychology major at the University of Manitoba.
Soliman tested positive for the B.1.1.7 variant in March. He said he doesn't have any underlying health conditions, was always careful about following guidelines, and didn't have many contacts other than his family.
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