|Main purpose |
|The purpose of this text Dozens of my friends have had coronavirus – here’s what they want you to know is to show people how terrible and dangerous this virus is and what harm it can cause to infected people.|
|Why did the author group these stories together? |
Physical and emotional weakness
|This text consists of individual stories of people who have contracted the new coronavirus. All the people in these stories lead different lifestyles, but they were all equally infected with the virus. The virus weakens people physically and emotionally (Gruber, 2021). The author grouped these stories in order to show other people how dangerous the coronavirus is and how important it is to protect yourself from it and support your loved ones.|
|Contrast and contraposition||Despite many existing tests and vaccines, the spread of the coronavirus is progressing, and many people are forced to remain one-on-one with the disease that torments them very much.|
|In conclusion, this text encourages everyone to study the symptoms of the coronavirus that other people have experienced. Perhaps this will show many people how dangerous the virus is and that it is necessary to take measures to protect themselves from it. It can show other people that it is essential to monitor their health and, if such symptoms are detected, isolate themselves from people, prevent the spread of the virus, and be treated.|
Three misunderstandings that people have regarding COVID-19
People believe that they are on the road to recovery when the symptoms subside, but this turns out to be wrong (“I thought I was on the road to recovery and just dealing with lingering exhaustion when I bad the biggest scare of all,” she says.).
People believe that it is already impossible to get infected with the coronavirus a second time, as antibodies that protect against subsequent infections occur (“I didn’t know that my antibodies were only temporary, and I wish I understood that earlier because the second time feels much more intense than my first go of it”.)
It is difficult for people to realize how contagious this virus is (“People don’t realize how contagious it is”).
The ways in which COVID-19 can affect people emotionally
They also both experiences muscle aches, acute breathing issues, and fever. The virus took a toll on them, both physically and.
While battling this illness was tough she remained grateful for her support system.
“This virus was truly unlike anything I’ve ever experienced”.
In the story of You can get it again, a man was initially infected with the coronavirus. During his illness, he was at home and hoped that this would not happen again. After a while, he began to have nausea, a low temperature and blurred consciousness. His doctor said that the virus can mutate and all the antibodies produced are temporary.
The author decided to choose personal stories of people who have fallen ill with the coronavirus so that readers can see what symptoms are, how people cope with them, and where they were infected by the example of real people. The example of real people can influence many people more effectively than fictional stories.
The author said that these stories show how the pandemic can change lives and the way we look at it. For example, the coronavirus changed the outlook of a 45-year-old woman who practices yoga, leads a healthy lifestyle, and is a vegan, but she, too, was infected and suffered. Or a single mother, Jenny, who didn’t suffer the most complicated symptoms but still took a long time to recover.
The purpose of this article is to show people that the coronavirus has a place to be, and it has real symptoms that are nearly similar in all people.
Gruber, B. (2021). Dozens of my friends have had coronavirus – here’s what they want you to know. Reader’s Digest. Web.