This scenario shows what might happen in the hospital in the unlikely event that you develop severe COVID-19 symptoms. What treatments can improve your condition? When would you be put on a ventilator? And how could you develop a severe course of COVID-19 despite being perfectly healthy?
Note that treatments, procedures, prognosis and mortality rates vary from country to country and are likely to change as health professionals start to get a better understanding of COVID-19 and develop and test new approaches to fighting the disease.
Special thanks to Nucleus Medical Media for providing these incredible 3D animations. More scientifically accurate medical visuals on their channel:
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