Copd, Seth Doane, CBS discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ 24 Hour News


Employees have been diagnosed with COPD nineteen or the corona virus including foreign correspondent Seth Doane you talk with a host of CBS this morning from his home in role I was starting to feel I cost a little bit just about the enough to worry the people I was with here we're out working covering this story I started to have a little bit of a cough that worried me for the most part I feel okay as we know this is a deadly virus it can be incredibly serious and major respiratory illness so far I've been lucky I've had to kind of check chest pressure almost like you feel like you've done a big chest workout I had a little bit of a cough I had a relatively mild fever I've had kind of weird aches and pains in places I'm not used to but honestly I feel like I've had colds and flus worsen as I've never been totally out for the whole day in bed I've been up able to talk with people so for me luckily fortunately for me it's been a quite mild but as soon as I learned I had been exposed to people who tested positive we have been in lock down here inside the houses you know Italy's been locked down people have been asked told they have to remain at home but since I had had exposure to positive cases I was absolutely not allowed to leave the house I haven't even left the house to take out the trash in fact our neighbors just brought some groceries to us and left them on the front doorstep so we have taken from the moment I learned I was exposed to positive cases we've taken this quarantine seriously because you have to stop the spread just saw the the video of you getting the actual test boy that was hard to watch it looks very uncomfortable as it is painful it's very uncomfortable Gail they really stick this swab up both sides of your nostrils and then both sides in the back of your throat you saw those are how the tally in health authorities who came to our apartment here in Italy if you're feeling symptoms you call a number we also called our local doctor here in Rome for a while they did I want to give me the task because they said you have very mild symptoms Italians have been incredible they've been checking two times a day in fact one just call them because my fever I have a little bit of a fever now he said okay now we're gonna stop checking two times a day we're going to call you three times a day.

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