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Kansans who got coronavirus struggling weeks or months later


August 9, 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More than 26,000 people in Kansas have contracted COVID-19. Roughly 350 of them have died.

While that's a low death rate, survivors talk of the brutality of the disease, and how full recovery can prove elusive even months after getting infected.

It tortures them with extreme fatigue, difficulty breathing, loss of taste and smell. Or worse.

"The fatigue really is different with COVID," said Anthony Nickens, a 29-year-old from the Kansas City area who tested positive for the coronavirus in early April. "The feeling that I felt in my chest was just miserable. I had never...

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