HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An ICU nurse is recovering after testing optimistic for COVID-19 a second time.

Tanna Ingraham first spoke with ABC13 in June when she was identified with the virus the primary time.

“I can actually say I do know what it is like as a healthcare supplier and a affected person,” Ingraham stated again in June.

Now months later, Ingraham was hit with COVID-19 but once more.

“It hit me so much more durable and so much faster this time,” she stated. “It looks like somebody hit you with a baseball bat.”

The second time round, Ingraham stated she had a fever and needed to be handled by a nurse. She additionally added that the virus hit her so dangerous, she would not keep in mind spending every week within the hospital.

“We had a affected person that had it (COVID-19) 3 times. It’s common. This virus can mutate and go into a unique sort of pressure,” Ingraham stated.

The hospital she works for, United Memorial Medical Heart, is sadly not slated to get any COVID-19 vaccinations this go-around.

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Though it is a smaller hospital within the Houston space, Ingraham stated it should not exempt them from receiving the vaccine.

“For them to fully bypass us… you may’t be any extra frontline than we’re proper now,” she stated. “We now have some actually sick sufferers, and our hospital primarily treats COVID-19.”

For now, Ingraham continues to get better at residence, however as quickly as she’s higher, she might be again caring for sufferers.

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