A Brooklyn, New York respiratory therapist that recently tested positive for #COVID19 is currently being praised for healing his body of the virus on his own!
An exceedingly high fever of 104 degrees helped kicked off the two week battle Raeburn Fairweather, 47 of Brooklyn’s Maimonides Medical Center was subjected to, reports the New York Post.
“The Tylenol would not bring it down. My body felt like it was falling apart,” he tells local news. “Headaches were immense. They were making my eyeballs feel like they were on springs.”
Fairweather states that he lost his sense of smell and taste which is noted as a major symptoms of the virus. He details that he was also producing thick white mucus that lasted for multiple days.
“If your body cannot fight, you will not make it. It wears your body down.”
Sources have confirmed that Fairweather self quarantined within his home by staying in one room away from his children and wife for two weeks. It has been indicated that he used Tylenol paired with remedies from his native country of Jamaica to help get him better. Turmeric, garlic and ginger have been highlighted as the key ingredients.
Reports read that Fairweather’s job description consists of him inserting and removing ventilator tubes from the tracheas of patients that have tested positive for the virus.
He reveals that he tested positive after working a triple shift with no protective gear provided.