Doctors Who Have Conquered COVID-19

These maps show Toronto’s current COVID-19 hot spots are not where you think.

By now, you’ve probably heard from a number of doctors or nurses who have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus through direct contact with patients, or who have been quarantined for it.

But you might not have heard from the people who actually contracted the virus.

Toronto’s current COVID-19 hotspots map shows where the greatest risk to Canadians is as more people contract the virus. (Global News)

In response to that lack of awareness, Toronto-based health researcher Dr. Christopher Hoh wrote a thought-provoking story about a medical resident who contracted the disease after being exposed at an event during which he practiced on an infected patient.

Dr. Christopher Hoh’s blog on a Canadian doctor who has contracted COVID-19. (Michael Brantley/CBC)

Hoh, a doctor at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, began his story by sharing how he was infected after attending a conference in his hometown of Moncton, N.B.

He was then quarantined for the virus and did not learn his diagnosis until later.

“I was exposed to a patient whose partner had a high fever, dry cough and shortness of breath,” he wrote.

By the time the symptoms worsened, Hoh’s condition had worsened, including hallucinations. He went into a coma.

“Despite the seriousness of my infection, [I was] left with only two options — to have me die or to treat the symptoms, which included hallucinations and delusions,” he wrote in his blog.

Dr. Hoh’s blog about what it’s like to contract COVID-19.

“My first option was to allow my symptoms to take the upper hand, which may have included a coma and death. My second option was to treat my symptoms, which, like in my case, included hallucinations and delusions,” he wrote.

Although Hoh’s case was not as dramatic as he feared, he was lucky to be tested at an asymptomatic point in the virus’s incubation period, he wrote.

“It is likely that my infection

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