SHREVEPORT, La – With rising Covid case counts within the Arklatex the Shreveport Metropolis Council spent
a while addressing the problems we face at the latest assembly. Physician Martha Whyte of the Louisiana Division of Public Well being was there to speak about a number of matters together with the state’s present vaccination efforts. A member of the town council additionally requested Physician Whyte to share the very private expertise of her husband’s battle with the virus.
“My husband was on a vent for two months, did not transfer a muscle. He misplaced his coronary heart fee 6 occasions, needed to have chest compression and intervention 6 occasions. When he got here residence he could not transfer, he could not switch from the mattress to a chair of from a chair to a wheelchair, however he labored onerous and it took him 2 months. He nonetheless has submit covid syndrome, he nonetheless has fatigue, he nonetheless has lung capability points and he nonetheless has nerve harm,” mentioned Physician Martha Whyte, Regional Director for the Louisiana Division of Well being.
The excellent news is, her husband, Physician William Whyte is again to work and persevering with to enhance.