‘The next thing I remember is all these weird dreams, people in blue outfits, masks, visors, and then waking up in the HDU.’
Eddie Hughes, 56, is a COVID-19 survivor. He contracted the disease after two previous bouts of sepsis that weakened his immune system.
His daughter said that at one point, the respirator was doing 100 percent of his breathing.
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“I get flashbacks to that period. I don’t recall it, but I get flashbacks,” Hughes said.
After weeks, Hughes was eventually released from intensive care, but he still has a long road to full recovery and he said he will make every day count.
Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull was given access to Scottish hospitals taking part in a huge experiment that could save many thousands of lives.